American Rescue Plan Act provides $28B of grant support to help America’s restaurants, bars, and nightclubs recover from the COVID pandemic, through a program called the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF).

The RRF web page and the web landing site are both up and running, and is the best source for the most up-to-date information. Applications are now open. See how to apply for more details.

RRF Web page:  Restaurant Revitalization Fund (

Fondo de Revitalizacion de Restaurantes:

How Restaurant Owners can Apply

There are three ways to apply for the Restaurant Revitalization fund.

  1. Through SBA directly at Restaurant Revitalization Fund (
  2. Through a recognized SBA Restaurant Partner (Square, Clover, Toast, etc…)
  3. Phone at (844) 279-8898

Please review this Cross Program Eligibility chart, for information about how RRF works, or doesn’t work, in conjunction with other federal business support programs such as EIDL/PPP/SVOG.

Cross-program eligibility on SBA COVID-19 relief options

The RRF program guide, and sample application form 3172 are linked. Please look through the sample application carefully, because it will tell you what information you’ll need to know, or have available, in order to apply!

The RRF Application portal is expected to open in the coming weeks.

Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) Q&A Session

The City of Fort Collins and Larimer Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in partnership with the Small Business Administration (SBA) Colorado Office are inviting all Northern Colorado businesses to join a virtual informational Q&A session on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. MT. Spanish interpretation will be available at the meeting. 

Please register here in advance.   

A recording will be available after the session English & Spanish.