Frequently Asked Questions

The Restaurant Strong Fund is a restaurant grant program from The Greg Hill Foundation and in partnership with Samuel Adams and Grubhub. Learn more about the fund.

The Restaurant Strong Fund provides monetary grants to small business restaurants in need.
Grant amount varies based on grant cycle. Please reference the grant guidelines for monetary distributions. Typical allocations range from $5,000 to $50,000.
Through the years, here are some popular tips from our reviewers to make your application stand out:

– Review Application to ensure that all requirements are met

– Submit a video or other evidence of need. While not required it is greatly appreciated the more details that are given. Screenshots, pictures, and more all help with reviewing applications

– Provide a clear plan showing how the restaurant’s carbon emissions will be reduced

– Provide examples of emission reducing equipment that may be used

– Fill out the entire application, ensure that ample information is given
We notify all applications via email.

If you submitted your application via Submittable, please; you can check the status of your submissions by signing in to your Submittable account. If you do not remember your password, you can reset it. Once you are in your Submittable account, the submission status label will appear to the left of your submission. This is the most up to date status of your application and we are unable to provide additional status information via email or phone. 

If you did not submit your application via Submittable please contact [email protected]

 If your status on Submittable shows Completed, that means that your application has been reviewed and you are eligible for a grant in Phase 2.

If your status is listed as approved, this means you will be receiving a Restaurant Strong Grant. If you have not received email confirmation or your grant check, please contact [email protected].

Please contact [email protected] with your Full Name, Email Address, and proper mailing address. If your check is returned to us, we will resend it using the address you provided in this email. If it is not returned, we will reissue your grant as soon as possible. 

Our team is working hard to review all applications in a timely manner. After a grant cycle closes, expect to be notified via email within 3 weeks.

Please contact our office at 781-305-4839 and leave a message including your full name, your check number and the proper contact to reply to in order to verify your check. We will verify your check as soon as possible.