The Empire State Development announces the “Raising The Bar” Restaurant Recovery Fund with more than $3 Million in Grant Funding available through Financial Support Led by Diageo North America and supported by Coastal Pacific Wine & Spirits, and implemented by the National Development Council. Eligible Restaurants can receive up to $5,000 to assist with COVID-19 Safety Measures. Applications will begin being accepted on January 11, 2021.

To read the full press release and for more information on applying visit .

From the office of Denise M. Zani

Deputy Director, Long Island Regional Economic Development Council

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