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Mountainland Association of Governments 

MAG has launched an Emergency Small Business Grant Program in response to COVID-19. The goal of the program is to assist small businesses located in Summit or Wasatch County that have been hit hardest by the COVID-19 outbreak. Funding for the program is provided through the Utah State Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program. The CDBG program received additional funding to address COVID-19 through the recently passed CARES Act. Eligible businesses may apply for up to $5,000 each.

Business Requirements:

  • Must be located in Summit or Wasatch County.
  • Have been negatively impacted by COVID-19.
  • Have 20 or fewer employees.
  • Have a current business license.
  • Have the ability to document and report on the use of funds if awarded.

Eligible Uses

  • Rent & Utilities
  • Payroll
  • Outstanding debt
  • Other immediate operational costs
  • Cleaning and disinfecting

Ineligible Uses

  • Mortgage payments of personal residence for home based businesses.
  • Tax Debt

Application and addtional grant information can be found at

Grant Press Release


Heber Valley Economic Development partners with Utah Valley University Business Resource Center to provide business coaching and consulting. As your business is dealing with the challenges of the coronavirus it may be helpful to talk to someone and share ideas. You can set up a counseling consultation at: 

Heber Valley Business Grant 

Thank you to all those that applied for the Heber Valley Business Grant program. The program is now CLOSED. We are grateful for the funds recieved from the Governor's Office of Economic Development for this program. We we able to help approximately 32 businesses with some sort of funding. For addtional resources please see the Mountainland Association of Governments Grant and the Federal Resources page.

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