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.
New Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
The Economic Aid Act authorizes the SBA to guarantee additional Paycheck Protection Program loans. Contact the SBA, your banker or one of many Utah resources to apply for funding.
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2021 Impacted Small Business Catalyst Grant
COVID-19 Small Business Quarantined Employee Grant
The COVID-19 Small Business Quarantined Employee Grant program is a $2,000,000 grant program administered by the Utah Labor Commission. It uses federal CARES Act funds as part of Utah’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The program provides reimbursement to small businesses with less than 50 employees that maintain salaries for employees required to quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19. Learn more and apply.
Event and Entertainment Services Grant.
The Event and Entertainment Services Grant will assist organizations that host live events or provide live event or entertainment services that promote and support economic opportunity in Utah. It is anticipated that the $5 million Event and Entertainment Services Grant will open on May 18, 2021, at 9 a.m. and close on June 1, 2021, at 5 p.m. Grant recipients will be notified between June 28 and July 1, 2021. https://business.utah.gov/utah-covid-19-live-events-grant