Live Event Small Business Assistance Grant Program

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 awarded $11,076,767.00 in grants. Funding for this assistance was provided to Wisconsin by the Federal American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.

For more information regarding the Live Event Small Business Assistance Grant Program please visit the links below.

Program Information

  • Press Release - June 24, 2021
  • Grant Announcement 
    • The Grant Announcement contains program details, eligibility requirements, and application selection and award processes.
    • 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.


  • 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