751 E 100 N
Price, UT 84501


(435) 636-3295





The Carbon County Rural County Grant Program (RCGP) is designed to address the economic development needs of Carbon County, which may include:

  • business recruitment, development, and expansion;
  • workforce training and development; and,
  • infrastructure and capital facilities improvements for business development.

Carbon County has grant funds for potential projects. A dollar for dollar (50/50) match is required. Cash and/or in-kind matches will be considered. Average requested awards will be between $1,000 and $20,000, though larger grant requests up to $50,000 may be considered. Eligible applicants include the following:

  • for-profit businesses;
  • non-profit organizations; and,
  • local government entities.

All applicants must be located in Carbon County. Examples of eligible grant projects include, but are not limited to:

  • affordable housing developments (excluding single (1) home construction);
  • infrastructure development (commercial and housing);
  • new commercial building construction and/or existing commercial building expansion;
  • new or upgraded equipment and/or machinery;
  • value-added agriculture expansion; and,
  • new or uncommon industry investments.

The following projects/expenses are ineligible for the RCGP:

  • project area is not located in Carbon County;
  • short-term payroll, utility, or other operating expenses; project does not provide business development, job creation or economic incentive to Carbon County;
  • project is not current on property taxes, has an invalid/unapproved business license or conditional use permit, or is in violation of any other applicable federal, state or local rule, regulation or requirement.

Upon submission of the application, the pre-qualified applicant may be required to present the project to the Community Economic Development (CED) Board in order to be awarded funding. Applicants must submit the following documentation with the application:

  • current W-9
  • business license issued by Carbon County or local municipality (if applicable)
  • IRS determination letter (nonprofits only)
  • documentation of matching funds
  • letter of support from a community representative (recommended)

Grant Application Schedule and Submission Details:


Consideration of funding for 2025 is now open. Applications are to be submitted to Carbon County Economic Development on or before December 1, 2024 in one (1) of the following ways:

1. Via this Online Form

2. Complete the PDF Form, print and deliver via USPS Mail or in person:

Carbon County Economic Development

751 East 100 North, Suite 2600

Price, UT 84501

Please note that those who apply early have a better chance of receiving funding.

Grant Approval Process


Applicants may be required to attend and present at a CED Board Meeting before final approval will be given. Not all projects receive approval. The CED Board meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 10:00am in the County Building (subject to change if a quorum is not in attendance).

Grant Reporting Requirements


Reporting requirements and criteria for businesses that receive funding will include; jobs created, development progression, and overall business status over the duration of the project. Projects must adhere to the timeline as presented to the CED Board. Projects will be required to report to the CED Board after completion of the project and one (1) year after completion date.

Questions and Contact Information


Shanny Wilson, Carbon County Economic Development & Tourism Director

Phone: 435-636-3295 Email: cced@carbon.utah.gov

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Section 1: General Project Information

Section 2: Budget Information

Section 3: Business Agreement & Signature

The following required documents need to be attached to the application: ❏ current W-9; ❏ business license issued by Carbon County or local municipality (if applicable); ❏ IRS determination letter (nonprofits only) ❏ Documentation of matching funds
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