Movie Theater Assistance Grants

As of 2:00PM CDT October 15, 2021, the Movie Theater 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 distribution list. _____________________________​

The purpose of this program is to provide eligible Wisconsin movie theater operators with assistance due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The State intends award up to $11.25 million in grants to eligible movie theater operators. Funding for this assistance is provided to Wisconsin by the Federal American Rescue Plan Act.

For more information regarding the Movie Theater Assistance Grant Program, including the grant application, please visit the dropdowns below. If you are interested in keeping up to date on the latest information regarding the Movie Theater Assistance 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 October 2021 (estimate)


Award Materials


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