Community and Economic Development Department

The Community and Economic Department helps communities and social programs gain federal grants through the Community Development Block Grant program for the areas outside of Provo, Orem and Lehi. The program works to ensure decent affordable housing, provide services to the most vulnerable in our communities, and create jobs through the expansion and retention of businesses. The department also approves small business loans and does planning for regional economic vitality allowing the area to quality for federal economic development grants.