Members, The Small Business Administration just announced the date registration will open for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) grants. Registration will begin on Friday, April 30, at 9 a.m. EST. The application portal will open at 12 noon EST on Monday, May 3.
The funds available in this program are limited and may go quickly. Even if you are not included in one of the groups that has been given priority in the application process, the SBA has confirmed that everyone can submit an application as soon as the application portal opens to establish a place in line.Webinar Trainings
SBA will host a webinar on Wednesday, April 28 covering the Restaurant Revitalization Fund program details and how to submit an application. The webinars will cover the same content.
The webinars are limited to the first 20,000 registrants, however, both will be recorded and later posted on SBA’s YouTube channel.
Please refer to our previous email or visit sba.gov for more information on who is eligible, how to calculate grant amounts and more. Below is some general information.
How to apply
You can apply through SBA-recognized Point of Sale (POS) vendors or directly via SBA in a forthcoming online application portal: https://restaurants.sba.gov. Participating POS providers include Square, Toast, Clover, NCR Corporation (Aloha). If an applicant is working with a POS vendor, they do not need to register beforehand on the https://restaurants.sba.gov application portal.
Registration with SAM.gov is not required. DUNS or CAGE identifiers are also not required.
If you would like to prepare your application, view the sample application form. You will be able to complete this form online. Please do not submit RRF forms to SBA at this time.
Additional documentation required:
• Verification for Tax Information: IRS Form 4506-T, completed and signed by Applicant. Completion of this form digitally on the SBA platform will satisfy this requirement.
• Gross Receipts Documentation: Any of the following documents demonstrating gross receipts and, if applicable, eligible expenses
• Business tax returns (IRS Form 1120 or IRS 1120-S)
• IRS Forms 1040 Schedule C; IRS Forms 1040 Schedule F
• For a partnership: partnership’s IRS Form 1065 (including K-1s)
• Bank statements
• Externally or internally prepared financial statements such as Income Statements or Profit and Loss Statements
• Point of sale report(s), including IRS Form 1099-K