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The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has made $3,000,000 available to support movie theaters in the Commonwealth negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program targets movie theaters in the Commonwealth that: (a) have had not less than $15,000 in box office ticket sales in calendar year 2019, (b) have experienced a decline in box office sales between calendar year 2019 and subsequent years, or portions thereof, of 40 percent or more: (c) be physically located in the Commonwealth; and (d) have no current tax liens on record with the department of revenue at the time of application. Priority shall be given to applicants with 4 screens or fewer and those headquartered in Massachusetts. Eligible applicants shall receive $15,000 per screen for each of the first 2 screens at a particular location and $10,000 per each additional screen at a particular location. A business and/or business owner is eligible to receive only one grant in total from the Movie Theater Grant Program or subsequent MGCC’s grant programs in 2023.  This project is being supported by federal award number SLFRP1025 awarded to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. These funds were appropriated through the Commonwealth’s FY2023 Economic Development Bill. A business and/or business owner is eligible to receive only one grant in total from the Movie Theater  Grant Program or subsequent MGCC’s grant programs in 2023.

A business and/or business owner will be ineligible for this grant program if they have received a grant from MGCC in 2022 or 2023, with the exception of a grant from Biz-M Power or Empower Digital, including: 

  • New Applicant Grant Program 
  • Inclusive Grant Program 
  • 2023 Inclusive Funding Opportunity


  • Non-Profits are now eligible
  • Businesses are no longer required to be independently-owned
  • Businesses with tax return addresses outside of Massachusetts are now eligible (must still have an operating theater in Massachusetts)
  • Businesses that are chains are now eligible
  • Businesses that are dominant in their field of operations are now eligible 

To download and review full details on the program's rules and eligibility requirements, click here:
Movie Theater Grant Program Overview & Required Documentation

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Movie Theater Grant Programs - Massachusetts Growth Capital Corp