The following is a summarized list of loan and grant programs available to help Utah residents and businesses through the COVID-19 pandemic. For a more comprehensive look into pandemic funding for businesses, please visit https://coronavirus.utah.gov/business/business-loans-and-grants/ Please see https://www.slco.org/covid-19/economy/ for a complete list of municipal, county, state and federal resources to support businesses during the COVID-19 emergency and recovery. Salt Lake County’s Business Relief Hotline is 385-468-4011.
Rental Assistance for Residents in Salt Lake County
- Mayor Wilson and Mayor Mendenhall held a joint press conference on Wednesday to inform and educate residents that there is more than $9 million available in rental assistance. Community Action is the agency distributing state aid to residents in Salt Lake County. Residents can visit rentrelief.utah.gov for statewide information available or direct SLCo residents to call Utah Community Action at 801-359-2444 to schedule an appointment.Read more about the aid, evictions moratoriums, and where to push residents to connect and get their rent paid!
Community Partners Grant Applications Open thru Oct. 2
More information, including a link to view the recorded webinar, can be found at slco.org/partnergrants/.
SBIG Closes and Processes Applications
The grant program stopped accepting submitted applications at 5 p.m. Sept. 18. Application Reviewers are working quickly to coordinate with submitted applications to obtain all needed information to process those and approve them. In the coming weeks, we will prepare a SBIG report to provide an overview of data captured.
The Business Relief Hotline will be suspended from Sept. 19-Sept. 30 to assist the SBIG Review Team in conducting outgoing calls to process and close out final applications.This service will resume service on Oct. 1.
COVID-19 Commercial Rental Assistance Program
As part of S.B. 3006, the COVID-19 Commercial Rental Assistance Program includes $30 million in commercial property rental assistance. GOED will administer the grants providing rental relief to Utah small businesses — including nonprofits, sole proprietors, independent contractors and those that are self-employed — that have lost revenue as a result of measures taken to minimize the public’s exposure to COVID-19. View grant eligibility criteria and required documentation here.