Thousands of restaurants were approved for grants from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Restaurant Revitalization Fund and never received a penny. Here are some of their stories.
The 67 $10 million grants went to hotel management chains, wedding venues, airport concessions and a Disney World restaurant group.
The Independent Restaurant Coalition contends more disclosure is needed about potentially ineligible businesses that won grants
Clean Juice co-founders Landon and Kat Eckles discuss the growth of their Charlotte, N.C.-based juice franchise and the creation of a lifestyle brand
The IRC has submitted a FOIA request for more details on applicant submissions, process of approval and whether or not they were considered priority applicants