Restaurant Strong National Grant 2023



Eligible Restaurants

To be eligible for grant assistance, a restaurant must satisfy all of the following requirements:

  • Must be currently open and operating in the United States at the time of the application
  • Completed application form
  • Single-location restaurants and not part of a restaurant group
  • Provide a detailed explanation for the need of a grant
  • Provide detailed plans on how the grant would be utilized if awarded

The Greg Hill Foundation’s Restaurant Strong Fund and Grubhub want to further aid small business restaurants by providing resources to enhance and sustain their business. The Restaurant Strong Grant, made possible by the Grubhub Community Fund, will provide $750,000 to small business restaurants and will be accepting applications which could include support in the following areas:

  • Updating technology
  • Updating equipment
  • Marketing and PR services
  • Staff training programs
  • Staff incentivized wages
  • Maintenance/Updating of current infrastructure
  • Construction or addition of outdoor seating

To support single-location restaurants, The Restaurant Strong Fund will provide grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000 depending on the need showcased in the application. The Campaign will be limited to restaurants that have one location. Applications are open to restaurants nationally with 30% allocated to New York City (five boroughs) and Chicago (Cook County) and 20% to new small businesses (operations open three years or less). Priority is given to restaurants who have not previously received a grant from the Restaurant Strong Fund.

Restaurants will have the opportunity to apply for this grant by providing specific plans how the grant will be utilized. Grant amounts will be awarded based the need showcased. Applications for the grants will be open from Monday, October 16 through Tuesday, October 31, 2023. All applications will be notified of status on Tuesday, November 28, 2023.

Click Below To Apply