The SBA reopened the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) Application Portal on April 26, 2021. Applicants will be placed in a virtual waiting room and will be able to start their application in the order in which they arrived.

  1. Register with the SVOG Application Portal.
  2. Refer to the SVOG Application checklist to make sure you have everything you need to complete your application.
  3. Review additional resources at such as the SVOG Applicant User Guide and SVOG FAQs. (Hint: Keep these resources open so they’re handy during the application process).

SVOG Portal Technical Support

For technical assistance with the SVOG Application Portal, such as a password reset, browser suggestions, or how to use the multi-factor authentication with an app and the QR code, 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 24/7.

Need additional assistance?
SBA’s resource partners, including SCORE business mentors, Small Business Development Centers, Women’s Business Centers and Veterans Business Outreach Centers, are available to provide individual guidance on applications. Go to to find help near you.

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