The State of Utah is committed to ensuring a complete and accurate count of all Utahns in the 2020 Census. This will be accomplished through strategic outreach to hard-to-count populations, education, stakeholder involvement and state-level leadership through the State Complete Count Committee.
Members of the State Complete Count Committee serve as ambassadors to their organizations, communities, stakeholders and networks. They lead in developing and executing statewide awareness strategies to increase participation in the 2020 Census.
October 22, 2019 at 10 a.m.
Capitol Board Room
350 North State Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84103
Census Grant Information
You may apply for this opportunity through the online grant portal. You will need a portal account to access the grant application. If you do not have one, please submit a new user request through the portal or contact the grant staff listed below. Creation of an account can take up to two days.
For assistance with the online grant system contact Racquel Cornali
For assistance with the grant application contact Shannon Simonsen (801-538-1076, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Proposal Deadline: November 8, 2019 by 5 p.m.
Utah League of Cities and Towns
“An accurate census count is critical for cities and towns across Utah. The census numbers dictate how much revenue cities and towns receive under state distribution formulas for sales tax and gas tax. Likewise, the census counts will also outline how to distribute federal tax dollars to cities and towns. Utah’s 1,380 mayors and council members are responsible for ensuring key services and infrastructure for residents and they need the accurate revenue to provide services proportionately. Additionally, cities and towns are conduits to their residents of all ages, ethnicities and socioeconomic statuses. Mayors and council members are trusted community leaders. As such, they play a valuable role in ensuring that every resident fulfill their constitutional responsibilities to participate in the census. Stand up and be counted!”
Retired Utah State Legislator
“It’s crucial that we all work together to implement a thorough and accurate 2020 Census. This will ensure that Utah gets our fair share of the federal taxes we’ve paid into our system in the form of education funding, housing assistance, transportation funding, etc. Every Utahn counts!”
West Valley City Councilmember
“Census data isnʼt just used to determine how many seats we get in Congress, but also directly influences how much funding goes to our schools, our health services programs, our transportation infrastructure and many other basic components of our society. By filling out your Census form, you are helping to improve the quality of life in your community, and thatʼs a big deal. You matter. Be counted.”