New SBA Grant Program for Shuttered Venue Operators
Emergency assistance for eligible venues affected by the COVID pandemic.
The Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program was included in the new federal COVID relief funding bill signed into law on December 27, 2020. The program includes $15 billion in grants to shuttered venues and related businesses, to be administered by the Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance.
The SBA is in the process of setting up the grant program so get prepared now to apply as soon as it opens: