The information below has been compiled from a variety of sources, including Restaurant Business Online

(Source: Restaurant Opportunities Centers United)

Another Round, Another Rally Fund

We’re offering $500 relief grants for hospitality workers who lost their jobs or had their hours slashed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. We’re also collecting donations from community members willing to help their hospitality-industry friends and neighbors stay afloat in this time of uncertainty. To apply for a grant or make a donation, use the links below.

Lift Your Spirits Fund

Make a video in which you mix your favorite drink, say a toast to those affected in the restaurant, foodservice and hospitality industry, and post it to your social media accounts using #LiftYourSpirits. The last step is to challenge your friends to do the same and to send a gift to the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) that turns a tip into a donation for restaurant, foodservice and hospitality workers impacted by the COVID-19 crisis!

USBG Emergency Fund

Bartender emergency assistance program available to all bartenders or the spouse or child of a bartender.

RWCF Crisis Relief Fund

A crisis relief fund to direct money to organizations leading on-the-ground efforts in the restaurant community, to provide zero-interest loans to businesses to maintain payroll during closure or reopen once this crisis has passed, and to establish a relief fund for individual workers facing economic hardships or health crises as a direct result of COVID-19.

OFW Emergency Fund

Providing free, cash assistance to restaurant workers, delivery drivers and other tipped workers and service workers who are seeing their income decline during this disaster, or aren’t able to work because of quarantines or other health concerns.

CORE Gives

CORE grants support to children of food and beverage service employees navigating life-altering circumstances.

Rent Assistance

RentAssistance provides a directory of rental assistance agencies and organizations that will help you pay your rent. Some listings are government organizations other are non-profits and charities that offer rental assistance programs.

Dining Bonds Initiative

Go Tip ‘Em!

(Source: Restaurant Opportunities Centers United)

How to Apply for the Coronavirus Business Loan

Small business owners looking for financial aid and relief due to the economic effects of the current coronavirus outbreak may want to apply for a business loan through the Small Business Administration’s loan program.