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Governor's Office of Economic Development Bridge Loans 

The Utah Leads Together Small Business Bridge Loan program uses $11 million in state funds to provide gap funding to Utah’s small business and nonprofit entities. 

The bridge loan round one, from March 31 to April 3, was for Utah headquartered for-profit businesses. These funding awards are currently under review. We plan to notify applicants on April 8 and anticipate checks will start to be mailed by the end of the week.

During round two, loan applications will be accepted from Utah for-profit and 501(c)3 nonprofit organizations, from April 13 at 8 a.m. to April 16 at noon (MDT).

How to Save your Business Webinars 

The University of Utah and the David Eccles School of Business is hosting Free business seminars on how to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic in your business. This is a free event please register for free at 

Register Here - Eccles.Link/MikeLeavitt

Department of Workfoce Services

  • Utah Department of Workforce Services has set up special programs for employees effected by the coronavirus information about that can be found at Workforce Service Information for employeeshttps://jobs.utah.gov/covid19/index.html

Utah Economic Response Task Force

  • The Utah Leads Together economic response plan recognizes the value of facing uncertainty with a dynamic, data-informed, and unified plan. It gives structure and order, to what can otherwise be an unclear and difficult reality. The plan conveys three phases of response: urgent, stabilization, and recovery. These phases help businesses correctly balance the health of employees with planning imperatives necessary for continuing operations. Review the Entire Plan Here.
  • Download a quick one-sheeter of the Utah Response plan.
  • Visit - https://coronavirus.utah.gov/business/  for statewide response to coronavirus as it relates to business.

Rapid Response Team - 

The Utah Economic Response Task Force has created a Rapid Response Team to ensure Utah businesses and individuals understand and utilize federal programs designed to help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. You can submit any questions about the PPP and EIDL loans and get a response from a team of subject matter expert volunteers. Use this link to submit a question. 

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