Live Event Small Business Assistance Grants

As of 2:00PM CDT October 15, 2021, the Live Event Small Business Assistance Grant program ​​​is no longer accepting applications in accordance with the application deadline posted in the Program Grant Announcement.

Applicants and other interested persons are encouraged to register for the Program email distribu​ti​on list.​


The Live Event Small Business Grant Program awards grants to small businesses who provide a significant portion of their goods or services to various Live Events. The State intends to award up to $12 million in grants. Funding for this assistance is provided to Wisconsin by the Federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

For more information regarding the Live Event Small Business Assistance Grant Program, including the grant application, please visit the links below. If you are interested in keeping up to date on the latest information regarding the Live Event Small Business Grant Program, subscribe to our mailing list today​!

Program Information



  • Grant Announcement Issue Date Thursday September 16, 2021
  • Questions and Answers Posted on website as received
  • Applications Due Friday October 15, 2021 at 2:00 PM CDT
  • Notification of Award Issue Date December 2021


Award Materials


Please review all available documentation on this page prior to contacting the program.