6/22/2021 RRF Update: The SBA is no longer accepting applications for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund; all money has been allocated. Earlier this month, lawmakers introduced the RRF Replenishment Act to provide an additional $60B in funding to process applications that are still in the SBA queue. Refer to the National Restaurant Association’s RRF FAQs for updates and guidance, as well as tools for RRF recipients.

We understand if you want to glaze over yet another article on yet another COVID-19 funding relief program, but the Restaurant Revitalization Fund is worth your time and attention (even if you’re using other federal relief programs, such as PPP and ERC).

The SBA started accepting RRF applications on Monday, May 3rd. For the first 21 days, they will prioritize applications from organizations that are at least 51% owned by one or more individuals who are women, veterans, or socially