Federal Government Funding Available for Safety Products for Restaurants
CBS News reports $28 billion is being made available through a Federal Government Restaurant Revitalization program. The new program is not business loans but are grants which will not need to be repaid for those businesses awarded grants.
Restaurants may request money for outdoor dining room construction costs and personal protective equipment, including barriers at checkout and other locations in an establishment.
As patrons return to restaurants, many customers are still going to be concerned about protecting health. Covenant Security Equipment offers a variety of products designed to be utilized at checkout counters providing barriers to limit virus spread. Keep in mind many dining customers may still feel a bit skittish coming in in, a wise owner will take every step possible to provide a comfortable experience for customers. These barriers may also be ordered with bullet resistant composition protecting your employees in the ugly situation of an armed holdup.
Another option would be to install transaction windows for either drive-up or walk-up customers who would prefer not to enter the establishment. Covenant Security Equipment offers a wide variety of shapes and sizes for these transaction windows. They may be ordered in custom colors to match the décor of the restaurant, as well as being available in many shapes and sizes. Contact your Covenant Security Equipment advisor to discuss options and costs which you may want to fit into your grant application.
A good first step would be to register on the government grant website which will make sure that you receive information pertinent to potential grants. Further, the Independent Restaurant Coalition offers very useful information including an overview of some of the information which will be required providing business owners a head start.
The CBS news article also identifies several areas a grant may cover and is worth your time to review. Then you can determine if submitting a grant application is a good use of time. Your Covenant Security Equipment advisor will be happy to go through the specifications and options which will assist you in applying for your grant for the specific business improvements.