• Emergency Assistance Grant for Eligible Venues Affected by COVID-19

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    April 08, 2021
    The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant provides emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by COVID-19.

    The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program was established by the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues Act, and amended by the American Rescue Plan Act. The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by SBA’s Office of Disaster Assistance.

    Eligible applicants may qualify for grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant award of $10 million. $2 billion is reserved for eligible applications with up to 50 full-time employees.

    Click here for frequently asked questions about the SVOG, how to apply, eligibility requirements and more.
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