New STEP Grant Support Available for Utah Firms Targeting International Sales

The World Trade Center Utah (WTC Utah) announced its receipt of $641,000 in additional funding for the State Trade Expansion Program (STEP) Grant. The funds may be used to help accelerate the growth of international sales for Utah small businesses. WTC Utah will administer the grant to help small Utah businesses and win in global markets.

New STEP Grant funding ensures small businesses have the tools necessary to expand and market their products and services around the world. Interested applicants may receive STEP Grant support to cover costs that occur when pursuing international sales. Qualified costs include: designing of international marketing media, services provided by the U.S. Department of Commerce, website optimization, localization, and/or translation, travel costs for foreign market sales trips, participating in foreign trade missions, trade show exhibitions and export training programs.

Utah businesses may apply for the World Trade Center Utah STEP Grant at You may also contact Nicole Sherwood, WTC Utah STEP Project Director, at (801) 599-9185 or for more information.