Tennessee businesses received 0M in federal shuttered venue grants for COVID-19 relief

(The Center Square) — Tennessee businesses were granted more than $370 million in federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grant in a program that closed ...

August 19, 2022
10:06 PM

(The Center Square) — Tennessee businesses were granted more than $370 million in federal Shuttered Venue Operators Grant in a program that closed last month.The grants attempted to provide funding for entertainment venues, theaters, museums, aquariums, talent representatives and similar businesses that were forced to shut down — partially or completely — during the COVID-19 pandemic.The number increased from $310 million that had been sent to Tennessee businesses as of October, including nearly $46 million sent to businesses under the Malco Theatre umbrella at the same address in Memphis.

Jon Styf