FAQ Regarding Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG)

FAQ about the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG)

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Notice: As of August 20, 2021, SVOG is no longer accepting new applications.

To assist you with the SVOG application, SBA has prepared the following:

FAQs: The list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) answers common questions about the SVOG program, defines terms, and provides additional guidance. Please refer to and carefully review the FAQs for guidance as you complete the SVOG application.

Application Checklist: The Application Checklist is provided to assist you with gathering and preparing the necessary materials (documentation, information and technology) needed for the SVOG application. Some of these items will be required, and some are examples of items that can be submitted as supporting evidence. The Application Checklist lists materials needed by all applicants as well as applicant-specific information. The application will direct you as you go through the application portal for your specific applicant type.

Applicant User Guide: The Applicant User Guide is a tool for technical assistance to guide applicants through the SVOG application portal with step-by-step instructions. Screenshots in the User Guide are for illustration purposes only. Content in the application portal will appear differently for different applicants.

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Effective: October 20, 2021
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Related Programs: Related programs: Grants, Shuttered Venues


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Last updated April 5, 2023