WASHINGTON (WJZ) — The U.S. Small Business Administration is launching a new program to help the food service industry that was hit hard by the pandemic.

The SBA is prioritizing funding the hardest hit small businesses through the “Restaurant Revitalization Fund.”

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The goal is to ensure these businesses can meet payroll, purchase supplies and get what they need to comply with COVID restrictions. Applications will be accepted soon.

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For more information and to see if you qualify, click here. 

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