Shuttered Venue Grant Update – Start Preparing!
The application process is not open yet, but those who wish to apply for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant should begin preparing now.
- GET REGISTERED NOW – this process can take weeks. Interested parties should obtain a DUNS number as soon as possible at http://fedgov.dnb.com/webform. In addition, Shuttered Venues applicants also need to register with the federal government’s SAM at www.SAM.gov to apply. You will need your DUNs number to apply to SAM.
- Gather documents that demonstrate your number of employees and monthly revenues
- Determine the extent of the gross earned revenue loss you experienced between 2019 and 2020
- Gather backup documentation such as floor plans, contract copies and other evidence
Register for one of two webinars that the Maine Small Business Development Centers is offering about the grant program on February 10th and 17th, from 11am to Noon.