Utah Export Acceleration Grant 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Who qualifies for this grant?

A: Small to medium sized businesses, according to SBA Size Standards. Businesses must have headquarters based in Utah, been in business for over one year and have a market ready product or service with at least 51% U.S. Content.


Q: What size grants will be awarded?

A: Most awards will range from $5,000 to $10,000. Companies that receive grant awards will also be eligible to enter a pitch fest later in the year to compete for additional funds.


Q: How many grants are available?

A: Approximately 10-20 awards can be granted given funds available.


Q: Do grants require matching from the company?

A: No.


Q: What can grants be used for?

A: Grants can be used for international business education programs, services such as legal assistance, website translation, research and logistics consultation, costs associated with travel to trade missions/shows, market intelligence/research trips and other related costs in promoting your company’s export growth.


Q: How do I apply?

A: The link to the online application can be found on the Utah EAG page at http://wtcutah.com/utah-export-acceleration-grant/


Q: What is the deadline for applications?

A: There is no deadline for applications.  Applications will be accepted in an ongoing basis.  Awards will be granted based on the strength of your application and availability of funds.


Other questions can be directed to:

Teren Taniuchi

International Trade Service Specialist