This page is no longer updated. Please visit the coronavirus.utah.gov for the latest COVID-19 information in Utah.
Riverton City Mask Distribution Program for Businesses
Businesses licensed commercially in Riverton are eligible to receive face masks from Riverton City.
The goal of this program is to provide businesses with a stock of face coverings they can offer to customers who enter their premises without a face covering so they don't have to be turned away.
Small Business Impact Grant Program
In Round 2 of the Small Business Impact Grant program, Salt Lake County has adjusted criteria to make funds available to more businesses impacted by COVID-19. Criteria for the program includes:
- Be based in Salt Lake County
- Employ fewer than 100 employees
- Provide documents verifying your financial loss
- Be in any industry impacted by COVID-19
- Have operated prior to Jan. 1, 2020
- Not received more than $35,000 financial aid through CARES Act programs, like the PPP, EIDL or State ComRent programs
Riverton Economic Recovery Initiative
Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced the Riverton Economic Recovery Initiative on Tuesday, April 14. The initiative’s goal is to help local businesses as they face challenges stemming from COVID-19 and get the local economy back on its positive trajectory. Click here to view the initiative announcement or click here to read the press release.
- Riverton Business Blitz
- Riverton Eat Local
- Riverton Virtual Business Roundtable
- Temporary Signage Restrictions Lifted
SBA Disaster Relief Loans & Paycheck Protection Loans
Given the state of emergency in Utah, our state has been qualified by the federal government for businesses to apply for loan assistance during the COVID-19 outbreak. SBA Loans are low-interest and long-term. Local businesses who are struggling are encouraged to consider applying for assistance. Paycheck Protection Loans are availalbe to keep works on payroll during COVID-19 shutdowns.
Utah Small Business Bridge Loan Program
The Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development has launched a small business bridge loan program for businesses with fewer than 50 employees. Loan amounts range from $5,000 to $20,000 with 0% for up to 60 months. For details, click on the button below
Given the local state of emergency declared in Riverton this week, Mayor Trent Staggs issued a directive on March 19 lifting temporary signage restrictions on Riverton businesses.
COVID-19 Business Impact Survey
The South Valley Chamber is conducting a COVID-19 business impact survey. We encourage all Riverton businesses to take the 5-minute survey as the Chamber works to address the needs of business in our community.
Workforce & Unemployement Resources
The Utah Department of Workforce Services offers a number of resources for displaced employees. They also offer resources for businesses who are considering closures or layoffs that may help prevent those unwanted actions.
- Curbside Utah is a website dedicated to helping Utah restaurants through the COVID-19 crisis. The website functions as a free public directory for restaurants who offer curbside pickup, takeout and delivery options. Visit https://curbsideutah.com/ to sign up OR to view all the great restaurants in Utah still offering service.
- Support Utah Dining is a website dedicated to helping Utah restaurants through the COVID-19 crisis. Restaurant listings can be added for free and the public can browse restaurant takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery options. Visit https://supportutahdining.com/ for details.
- Local Restaurants: Riverton City is encouraging residents to support local restaurants as much as possible through pickup, delivery or drive-thru orders. Click here to see a list of local restaurants.
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