COVID-19 and Other Economic News Roundup for the Week of July 27
ICYMI - To help our investors keep track, we’ve compiled some of the top COVID-19 and other relevant economic news of the past week.
The Multicultural Subcommittee of Utah's COVID-19 Task Force is offering a $1 million grant program to organizations that serve the basic needs of multicultural communities, which have been disproportionately impacted by the pandemic. Racial Equity and Inclusion Grants of up to $50,000 will be provided to organizations in Utah who will offer emergency basic needs assistance to multicultural communities, including but not limited to utilities, rent, transportation, food assistance, and case management. https://multicultural.utah.gov/racial-equity-fund/
News from an EDCUtah investor - Fidelity Investments has launched @FidelityPolicy on Twitter to provide a forum on matters of policy, government and business to help better serve their customers.
News from an EDCUtah investor - Salt Lake County opened Round 2 applications in the Small Business Impact Grant Program on Tuesday, July 28. New eligibility criteria now include:
- All business industries impacted by COVID-19. If you've documented losses between March-July 2020, you qualify.
- Businesses that have received less than $35,000 in other CARES Act funds can apply. That means PPP or EIDL recipients.
For more information on eligibility requirements and the application link, visit https://slco.org/covid-19/economy/grants/