Funds are still available for small businesses through Layton City’s Small Business Financial Assistance Grant. These funds are provided by HUD and the grant is administered by the City’s Community & Economic Development department and available to local Layton City businesses impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The funds may be used by employers to offset wages for qualifying employees.
Employers may submit an application to Layton City for the following on a first come, first serve basis until all funding is expended: Up to five (5) employees per business, may include one (1) qualified owner, up to two (2) weeks of actual wages per applicant, up to $1,265.85 maximum per employee per week.
Applicants requesting assistance must qualify under HUD, be the owner of a currently licensed Layton City business with a registered business address in Layton City to which the application is being applied. Employees receiving assistance must be a resident of Layton City and whose wages are within the low- to moderate-income range.
Interested businesses may find more information in the Layton City Policy for HUD/CDBG CARES Act funding to address COVID-19 document, or contact Morgan Cloward, CDBG & Economic Development Specialist at 801-336-3770, email@example.com