CARES Act Grants Available to Carbon County Businesses

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Press Release

Carbon County, Wellington City, Price City and Helper City are pleased to provide small business grants in an effort to assist businesses through the COVID-19 hardship. The funds originate from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act fund approved by Congress and passed through the Utah Governor’s Office of Management and Budget.

To qualify, a business must have experienced a significant negative impact as a result of public health orders in March 2020 (or subsequent health orders). The business must have a business presence in Carbon County that was financially impacted due to a health order associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Newly established businesses will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

The Business Recovery Grant Program can provide assistance to eligible business expenses such as utilities, rent, payroll taxes, employee health benefits, insurance, improvements to a building to encourage social distancing, PPE, etc.

Visit ChooseEasternUtah.com to download a grant application packet. Contact Jade Powell with questions at (435) 613-0022 or jpowell@seualg.utah.gov

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