Event Venue Assistance Grants

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


The purpose of the Event Venue Assistance Grant Program is to provide assistance to event venues due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The State intends to use the results of this Grant Announcement to award more than $20 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 Event Venue Assistance Grant Program please visit the links 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