Our fastest recovery pathway is achieved by fully utilizing ALL the available tools and programs that are available to our businesses and industry. Please note that there is now an allocation of $28.6 billion to the SBA for a Restaurant Revitalization Fund. This fund will offer emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19. The SBA will begin registrations for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9 a.m. EDT and open applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon EDT.
In preparation, the SBA has recommended qualifying applicants familiarize themselves with the application process in advance. Information on the program and application can be found on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund page of the SBA website.
The Small Business Administration Louisiana District Office will be partnering to host a number of webinars focused on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. Please visit the SBA Louisiana District Office website to view their calendar and upcoming webinars.