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How much did Middletown and Newburgh restaurants get from COVID fund?

Part of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, the Restaurant Revitalization Fund gave $28.6 billion in grants — not loans — to food and beverage businesses to help make up their losses in 2020.

Slightly more than a third of the 278,000 eligible businesses who applied for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund received money.

The program initially gave priority to restaurants owned by minorities, women or veterans. But weeks after launching, federal court rulings in Texas and Tennessee said the government cannot allocate limited coronavirus relief funds based on race and sex. 

The Small Business Administration, a federal entity that disbursed the loans, has published a database of recipients online; we have simplified the data to make it easier to navigate. 

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