Covid-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program CHIRP


Covid-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP) - Now Accepting Applications

Business Eligibility

Eligible applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

  • A hospitality business in the accommodation or food services and drinking places subsector
  • Has fewer than 300 full-time equivalent employees
  • Was in operation on February 15, 2020, remains in operation and does not intend to permanently cease operations within one year of the application date
  • COVID-19 has had a negative impact on the business that makes the grant necessary to support on-going operations
  • Had a reduction in gross receipts of at least 25% during 2020 compared to the same quarter of 2019
  • Is locally owned
  • My business is registered as one of the following NAICS Codes on its federal tax returns:
    • Accommodations (7211)
    • 721110 Hotels and Motels
    • 721120 Casino Hotels
    • 721191 Bed and Breakfast Inns
    • 721199 All Other Traveler Accommodations
    • RV (Recreational Vehicles) Parks & Recreational Camps (7212)
    • 721211 RV Parks and Recreational Campgrounds
    • 721214 Recreational and Vacation Camps
    • Rooming and Boarding Houses, Dormitories, and Worker’s Camps (7213)
    • 721310 Rooming and Boarding Houses, Dormitories, and Worker’s Camps
    • Special Foods Services (7223)
    • 722310 Special Food Services
    • 722310 Food Service Contractors
    • 722320 Caterers
    • 722330 Mobile Food Services
    • Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages (7224)
    • 722410 Drinking Places (alcoholic beverages)
      Restaurants and Other Eating Places (7225)
    • 722511 Full Service Restaurants
    • 722513 Limited Service Restaurants
    • 722514 Cafeterias, Grill Buffets, and Buffets
    • 722515 Snack and Non-alcoholic Beverage Bars

Documentation Required

Applicants must have all of the following documentation to be considered:

  • 2019 Tax Return
  • 2019 & 2020 Profit & Loss by Quarter
  • 2020 Tax Return, if complete
  • Driver’s Licenses of all owners

Properly completed applications will be reviewed and awarded on a rolling basis. Incomplete applications will not be considered until such time as the application is complete and correct.

Begin your application here.

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