Salt Lake City

Department of Economic Development

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Salt Lake City Vegan Bakery Gets EDLF Loan to Assist Building Out First Physical Location

Posted on: June 25th, 2024

Eats Bakery was recently approved for an Economic Development Loan Fund loan from The Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development The Salt Lake City Council recently approved a $100,000 Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) loan for Eats Bakery. The loan would assist with the build-out of their first brick-and-mortar location at 592 West and 200 […]

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Salt Lake City Welcomes New Tech Advisor to Support Tech Lake City Initiative

Posted on: April 3rd, 2024

Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development has announced Atim A. Enyenihi, Ph.D. as the department’s new Technology and Innovation Strategic Advisor. Dr. Enyenihi joins the city with 18 years of experience as a chemist developing and validating analytical methods for a variety of purposes including discovery and development of therapeutics, clinical laboratory testing, and […]

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New Partnership Brings STEM Education Initiative to Salt Lake City Students

Posted on: February 26th, 2024

A partnership that will enhance STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education for Salt Lake City students was announced. The partnership between Salt Lake City Corporation, Uplift Aerospace, Salt Lake City School District, and the Salt Lake Education Foundation will bring an immersive, nine-week educational initiative to Salt Lake City students. The initiative, entitled Starborn […]

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Ocean City Approved for EDLF Loan from Salt Lake City Economic Development

Posted on: December 6th, 2023

The Salt Lake City Council recently approved a $90,000 Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) loan for Ocean City Seafood Market.  Working with the Business Development division of the Department of Economic Development, Ocean City Seafood Market received a $90,000 Economic Development Loan Fund (EDLF) loan to assist with purchasing a rooftop solar array and working […]

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Salt Lake City Wins $1 Million Dollar Grant for Public Art Addressing the Great Salt Lake’s Environmental Crisis

Posted on: October 24th, 2023

Image by Ned Khan – Pages of Salt. Salt Lake City has been selected as one of eight winning cities across the country to receive $1 million as part of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Public Art Challenge. This unique grant program supports temporary public art projects that address important local civic issues in U.S. cities. The Salt […]

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Salt Lake City Seeks Public Feedback on Main Street Vision

Posted on: October 17th, 2023

Salt Lake City requests public feedback on conceptual design alternatives to transform Main Street (from South Temple to 400 South) into a people-oriented, worldwide destination. This vision builds upon past planning documents and the success of the Open Streets events, hosted in partnership with the Downtown Alliance.  This study incorporates the lessons learned from past events […]

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