Grant applications open for event venues, theaters
The grants are part of the federal American Rescue Plan Act
MADISON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Department of Administration is now taking applications for grants to help tourism and entertainment businesses affected by the pandemic.
Over $33 million are available for venues, theaters, and live event small businesses.
The grants are part of over $150 million given to the state for the entertainment and tourism industry through the American Rescue Plan Act.
Event venue and live event small business grant programs could bring organizations up to $200,000 each, for a total of $10 million and $12 million respectively.
$11.25 million are available to movie theaters, up to $15,000 per screen.
Applications will remain open until October 15, and recipients will be announced later this fall.
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