The Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) provides funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open. This program will provide restaurants with funding equal to their pandemic-related revenue loss up to $10 million per business and no more than $5 million per physical location. Recipients are not required to repay the funding as long as funds are used for eligible uses no later than March 11, 2023. Please reach out to the Illinois Small Business Center at CMAA firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like help applying!
WEBINAR: Restaurant Revitalization Fund
Registration for the RRF application will begin this Friday, April 30, at 8:00 a.m. (Central) and applications will officially open on Monday, May 3 at 11:00 a.m. (Central)
FAQ from the National Restaurant Association:
Illinois Small Business Development Center
at Chinese Mutual Aid Association
The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Chinese Mutual Aid Association (CMAA) is part of a nationwide network of centers that promote entrepreneurship, small business growth and the U.S. economy through no-cost, confidential consulting for new and established businesses and entrepreneurs.
One-on-one business advice and management assistance
Assistance with the development of business plans
Help with accessing market information and the development of marketing plans
Assistance with accessing business financing programs
Assistance with financial analysis and planning
Access to business education and training opportunities
Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Please contact the center at (773) 784-2900
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