On April 27, 2021, the Small Business Administration ("SBA") announced that the much-anticipated Restaurant Revitalization Fund would be opening on May 3, 2021 at 9 am PST/12 pm EST. Restaurant operators may register through the SBA’s RRF portal beginning on Friday, April 30 at 6 am PST/9 am EST.
The SBA will host two webinars on Tuesday, April 27 and Wednesday, April 28 covering the Restaurant Revitalization Fund program details and how to submit an application. The two webinars will cover the same content. Registration is available here. The webinars are limited to the first 20,000 registrants. Both webinars will be recorded and later posted on SBA's YouTube channel.
The SBA released guidelines for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund on April 17, 2021.
The SBA has also added a knowledge base to address frequently asked questions about the program.