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.


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 please visit the dropdowns below.

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