Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund
$10,000 grants available for selected restaurants across the United States, Puerto Rico, New Zealand, Australia, and Canada affected by natural disasters like fires, floods, and hurricanes.
In Canada, Australia, or New Zealand? Check back in July.
How it works
Applications are received and reviewed on a quarterly basis. Review the eligibility requirements and submit an application for the current funding round.
Selected applicants will be notified the month after the application period closes.
Selected grant recipients will receive the funds the month after the application period closes.
Who can apply
Restaurants must have:
A brick & mortar location
No more than three total locations
50 or fewer employees per location
Been open for at least six months
Revenues of $3M or less per location in the last 12 months
Located in United States, Puerto Rico, New Zealand, Australia, or Canada
Been impacted by an eligible state or federally-declared natural disaster, including but not limited to wildfires, hurricanes, and earthquakes
Applications must be submitted within 12 months of the declared disaster. Grants can be used to cover expenses directly related to an eligible disaster.
COVID-19 related damages are not eligible or considered by this fund.
Restaurants in Canada, Australia, or New Zealand: Check back in July
Preparing for a disaster
Join the DoorDash community on Hello Alice to receive preparedness education and community support.
Create a disaster preparedness plan with resources from Ready.Gov and Emergency Action Plan for Food Establishments.
Apply for disaster loan assistance.
Read up on how to always be ready for natural disasters.
Apply for emergency lodging assistance.
Donate to disaster relief
40% of small businesses never reopen after a natural disaster. Contribute to disaster relief efforts by donating to the grant fund.
The Restaurant Disaster Relief Fund is funded by DoorDash and brought to life in partnership with Hello Alice and Global Entrepreneurship Network.