The Rural Economic Development
Incentive (REDI) program is designed for businesses creating new high-paying
jobs in rural Utah counties or all Utah counties except
Salt Lake, Utah, Davis, Weber, Washington, Cache, Tooele, and Summit counties. These jobs can be remote, online, or in a
satellite hub/office space, or physically located in the same county as the
business. For each new position, the
business will receive $5,000 to $6,000 based on the employee’s location.
Any business other than those primarily engaged in
construction, retail, staffing or public utility industries are encouraged to
apply. A business considering the REDI
grant must apply for and receive approval through the Utah Governor’s Office of
Economic Development (GOED) in advance of creating any new position(s) which
meets the following requirements:
A business entity may qualify for up to $250,000 in rural
employment expansion grants each fiscal year.
entity that has received a REDI grant may concurrently apply for or receive
another GOED grant or incentive.
Allocation Award Amounts: