Team Member Resources

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The National Restaurant Association

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund that will provide grants on a first-come first-served basis to restaurant owners and employees in need.

The Restaurant Workers Community Foundation

The Restaurant Workers’ Community Foundation formed a COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund for small businesses and their restaurant workers, and is accepting donations.

https://rerf.us

Restaurant Opportunities Center

In this time of crisis, Restaurant Opportunities Centers United is providing resources and financial assistance to restaurant workers impacted by the coronavirus crisis.

Southern Smoke Foundation

Southern Smoke Foundation provides funding to individuals in the food and beverage industry who are in crisis

https://southernsmoke.org/fund/

Restaurant Workers Community Foundation

The RCWF Board of Directors has approved directing funds raised during this crisis to be allocated in the following ways:

  • 50% FOR DIRECT RELIEF TO INDIVIDUAL RESTAURANT WORKERS
  • 25% FOR NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS SERVING RESTAURANT WORKERS IN CRISIS
  • 25% FOR ZERO-INTEREST LOANS FOR RESTAURANTS TO GET BACK UP AND RUNNING

One Fair Wage

Tipped workers and other service workers were already struggling. In this crisis, they need our help. We're providing cash assistance to restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, personal service workers and more who need the money they aren't getting to survive.

Another Round Another Rally

ARAR usually offers scholarships and grants to support underrepresented groups in the hospitality industry, and the nonprofit is currently collecting funds for all types of workers affected by COVID-19. The group is distributing $500 grants to those who have lost jobs or hours because of the pandemic.

Spill the Dish

Spill The Dish offers a database of financial aid that combines donor funds with resources from government agencies and non-profits. It allows users to search by state, and breaks down results for restaurant workers, business owners, and individual donors. Users can also add new donation programs to the database.

Restaurant Strong Fund

Samuel Adams and The Greg Hill Foundation are bringing the successful Restaurant Strong Fund to 20 total states to aid the restaurant workers impacted by the Covid-19 closures. Following the success of the Massachusetts launch in mid-March, Samuel Adams is donating over $2,000,000 to kickstart funding in Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Vermont.

Bartenders USBG Foundation

During these uncertain times the USBG Foundation strives to be a resource for our bar industry community. Please find all of our COVID-19 Relief & Response Information below

GO TIP 'EM

Help the restaurant industry by sharing a drink photo. It's easy. #GoTipEm

Team members can sign up and be tipped virtually.