26 08, 2020

Salt Lake SBDC Increases Capacity to Assist Small Businesses Damaged by COVID-19 Pandemic

By |2020-08-26T09:27:16-07:00August 26th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

With funding from the Federal CARES Act, the Salt Lake Region Small Business Development Center (Salt Lake SBDC) has retained the services of an additional three highly experienced and expert business professionals.  These experts will focus on providing business recovery services to Salt Lake and Summit County area small businesses that have been negatively impacted [...]

25 08, 2020

Apply Today for the Program That Can Help Your Business Survive and Thrive!

By |2020-08-26T09:32:45-07:00August 25th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

Goldman Sachs is a program for business owners, taught by business owners. Learn the secrets to improve leadership and team relations, marketing your company in 2021, financial tools you have been missing, and a group of peers that are going through the exact same thing you are. Application deadline is October 1, 2020 for the [...]

10 08, 2020

SBA Utah District Resource Guide Now Available

By |2020-08-12T12:32:54-07:00August 10th, 2020|Member News|0 Comments

For the first time ever, the SBA Resource Guide has been released digitally. Within this resource guide, you will learn more about the tremendous tools the SBA provides small businesses through our 68 District Offices and numerous Resource Partners, such as our Small Business Development Centers, our SCORE mentoring network, Women’s Business Centers, and Veterans [...]

24 04, 2020

Important Update: $484 Billion Interim Economic Stimulus Package Signed

By |2020-04-24T16:01:16-07:00April 24th, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

The Utah Economic Response Task Force is committed to providing Utah businesses with the most relevant and up-to-date information regarding the many Federal programs and resources available. The $484 Billion Interim Economic Stimulus Package was passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump on April 24, 2020. Highlights include another $310 billion to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for small businesses [...]

23 04, 2020

Federal Resource Updates: Tax, Tariff, and Duty Updates to Save Your Cash

By |2020-04-23T16:02:03-07:00April 23rd, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Important Update: On Tuesday, April 21, 2020 the U.S. Senate passed a $484 billion interim emergency bill including an expansion of funding for small businesses. The bill is currently with the House and, once passed, will be sent to the President for his signature. Please keep an eye out for additional information in order to [...]

16 04, 2020

Speaking on Business: WCF Insurance

By |2020-04-26T21:19:03-07:00April 16th, 2020|Blog, Speaking on Business|0 Comments

This is Derek Miller Speaking on Business.  For more than one hundred years, WCF Insurance has protected Utah businesses.  It began as an innovative approach to insure against financial ruin caused by workplace accidents.  Today, that spirit of service and innovation endures, as WCF has led by example during the coronavirus crisis – including a [...]

15 04, 2020

Salt Lake Chamber Launches Grant Program for Rural and Minority Small Businesses

By |2020-04-15T12:32:10-07:00April 15th, 2020|Blog, News & Press, Policy|0 Comments

WCF Insurance donates $500,000 to new grant program SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (April 14, 2020) – The Salt Lake Chamber has announced the creation of the Mainstreet Preservation Grant through the Chamber’s Utah Job Opportunities Foundation, thanks to a $500,000 donation from WCF Insurance. The grant funds will be used to support Utah rural and/or [...]

10 04, 2020

Top 4 FAQs about the Paycheck Protection Program

By |2020-04-13T09:02:40-07:00April 10th, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Since launching into action last Wednesday, the Utah Economic Task Force Rapid Response Team (RRT) has helped more than 1,000 Utah companies find solutions to Covid-19 business challenges. The RRT, which is comprised of 50+ local volunteers, has identified the top 4 frequently asked questions to share with the business community. To receive assistance from [...]

3 04, 2020

Paycheck Protection Program FAQs for Small Businesses

By |2020-04-04T10:25:53-07:00April 3rd, 2020|Blog, Policy, Utah Economic Response Task Force|0 Comments

Can I really expect to get a loan today? The application for the program was distributed to financial institutions the evening of Thursday, April 2. Financial institutions are integrating these forms in order to submit applications as soon as possible. Whether or not your loan is approved today will rely on the ability of the [...]

25 03, 2020

Utah Consumers can Adapt, Innovate and Overcome to Sustain our Economy

By |2020-03-25T19:01:39-07:00March 25th, 2020|Blog, Policy|0 Comments

The health of our families and community comes first. We must cooperate and distance ourselves to flatten the curve of the health pandemic. And together, we can also help flatten the dip in the economy. Job #1 The most important thing each of us can do for the economy is to follow health advisories for [...]