U.S. Small Business Administration
Date: First come, first served, beginning 4/8/2021 

The U.S. Small Business Administration launched a splash page for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) application portal in anticipation of opening applications for the long-awaited economic relief program on Thursday, April 8.

SVOG supports live event venues, promoters, theatrical producers, live performing arts organization operators, museum operators, motion picture theatre operators, or talent agencies who were economically impacted by COVID-19. Eligible applicants may qualify for grants equal to 45% of their gross earned revenue, with the maximum amount available for a single grant award of $10 million.Two billion is reserved for eligible applications with up to 50 full-time employees.

Please note that SVOG is first come, first served so it is imperative that you submit your application as soon as the application opens. Some eligibility requirements take extra time to complete — do not delay and start the process now!