The U.S. Small Business Administration will reopen the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal on Monday, April 26, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. EDT. In preparation for the opening, potential applicants should register on the portal in advance. Applicants will also need a smartphone and a multi-factor authenticator app to register and apply.
The SBA has also added the following updated resources.
- Applicant user guide and FAQ: For help with the application process, refer to the applicant user guide and FAQ.
- Checklist: Use the checklist to make sure you have everything you need to complete your application.
Call Center: For Shuttered Venue Operators Grant application portal technical assistance such as a password reset, browser suggestions, or how to use the multi-factor authentication with an app and the QR code, applicants can call 1-800-659-2955 or, for the deaf and hard-of-hearing 1-800-877-8339 and follow the prompts to SVOG assistance. The call center is open today from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. EDT and, starting Saturday, April 24, the center will be open 24 hours a day through Monday evening at 8 p.m. EDT. For additional information and to review applicant resources, visit www.sba.gov/svogrant.
UPDATE: NEW WEBINARS AVAILABLE
The webinars are limited to the first 20,000 registrants, however, both will be recorded and later posted on SBA’s YouTube channel.
Register for one of the webinars below.
For more information about the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, visit sba.gov/restaurants.