DC Restaurants Receive Grant Money, Spur Workforce


 Restaurants and bars are getting some breathing room for the upcoming cold weather.

Restaurants and bars are getting some breathing room for the upcoming cold weather.

WASHINGTON, DC -- Restaurants and bars are getting some breathing room for the upcoming cold weather.

It's all a part of a Streatery Winter Ready Grant program that allowed businesses to apply for a $6,000 dollar grant. At least 300 restaurants have been approved and will get their checks within the coming days.

The District allocated $4 million dollars to provide the assistance.

104.7 WONK FM's Jen Richer talks with Founding Farmers owner Don Simmons about how the restaurant industry has been doing under the pandemic. Listen to the full interview here:

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