This page contains a compilation of various grant and funding programs for Utah’s municipalities.
National League of Cities Grants
- 2018 Resilience Grant
- The Community Resilience Grant helps local officials, city staff, and community partners share their experiences and advance local resilience efforts. Award winners will receive $10,000 in addition to technical assistance from NLC staff.
- Land Use Training Grant
- In the 2018 general legislative session, the Utah legislature passed HB 250. This bill allocates a percentage of the building permit surcharge fees to the Office of the Property Rights Ombudsman to use to provide training on the drafting and application of land use laws and land use dispute resolution. In addition, the Ombudsman’s Office may use the funds to provide reimbursement grants to organizations or individuals who provide land use training and meet certain conditions and criteria.
- Utah Clean Air Partnership Grant
- The Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR), a tax-exempt non-governmental organization, was created to make it easier for individuals, businesses and communities to make small changes to improve Utah’s air. Every small change contributes to collective bigger steps toward better health, a better economy and better overall quality of life for all of us.
- Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant
- The Utah Outdoor Recreation Grant Program for infrastructure projects was created to help communities build trails and other recreation amenities to support local economic development. UORG 2018 Program Guide
- Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program
- The main goal of the SRTS Program is to assist and encourage students living within 1.5-2 miles to safely walk or bike to school. Available funding can be used for both non-infrastructure (education and encouragement programs), and infrastructure (physical improvements – primarily new sidewalks, but also school pavement markings, signage, bicycle parking, etc.) type projects.
- Bike Utah Active Transportation Pilot Grant
- The Utah Department of Health/EPICC and Bike Utah are accepting applications for small-scale (<$1,000) projects to develop new active (bicycle and pedestrian) transportation ideas. Projects may include protected bike lanes, improved sidewalks, and more.
- Utah Indigent Defense Grants and Resources
- ExtremeTerrain Clean Trail Initiative Program