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SBA Shuttered Venue Operators Grant Update

In late December of 2020, the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) was signed into law by The Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits, and Venues. While the Small Business Administration (SBA) has begun accepting applications in January for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP), no application date has been announced for the Shuttered Venue program. The SBA recently released an SVOG FAQ detailing pertinent information applicants must know in order to participate in the program. One of the most critical points stated in the FAQ is that businesses must register at but using a DUNS number before applying to this grant; applicants can not apply with an ITIN or EIN. The best course of action for organizations to take now is to set up registration as soon as possible to ensure that they will be able to apply to the SBA Shuttered Venue Operators Grant when the application goes live.  

For more information regarding the SBA Shuttered Venue Operators Grant, please get in contact with one of our advisors today.

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