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The Restaurant Revitalization Fund is a federal aid program similar to the Paycheck Protection Program that will help restaurant owners.

Help for restaurant, cafe & food truck owners on Monday, April 26

Our Small Business Center is encouraging food and beverage establishment owners to join the US Small Business Administration’s, North Carolina District Office as they explain the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, this Monday, April 26 at 2:00 p.m. This one-hour webinar is for any small business owner in the areas of food service or drink: restaurants, snack food stands, food trucks, food carts, caterers, bars, saloons, lounges, taverns, coffee shops, ice cream shops, bakeries, brewpubs, tasting rooms, breweries, wineries, inns with on-site sales and a few others. This will help owners be ready to submit their application if eligible, when the portal is open. This webinar will cover, requirements, eligibility, application process and award amounts.

To register for the webinar click on the link below:


Co-hosted by the Western Women’s Business Center and ABTech Small Business Center.

The Mid-East Commission will be glad to assist restaurant owners with writing of this application at no charge. For further assistance from the Mid-East Commission, please feel free to reach out by phone at (252) 402-7564 or email at jpenderrgraph@mideastcom.org

RRF Guidelines Link: https://www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/covid-19-relief-options/restaurant-revitalization-fund?emci=a9cb97e2-af9f-eb11-85aa-0050f237abef&emdi=aa1ea04a-b99f-eb11-85aa-0050f237abef&ceid=18608786

Sample Application Link: https://www.sba.gov/document/sba-form-3172-restaurant-revitalization-funding-application-sample