The federal government and Connecticut's department of finance has set aside $8,829.00 million dollars in government grants and $6,759.00 million dollars in other forms of federal financial assistance for residents who live in the state of Connecticut. As long as you have a citizenship certificate (green card) or a permanent resident certificate, you could be entitled to apply and receive Connecticut government grants.

Government financial aid in Connecticut is distributed to various sectors, with the majority of the budget in business, education (pell & college grants), housing, veteran, and personal grants.

 

  • Connecticut Small Business Grants: Starting and running a business in Connecticut can be a risky thing to do. There are more than 11,268 businesses or even large corporations file for bankruptcy every year. To reduce the risks, you need to look into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Connecticut Small Business Grants.
  • Connecticut Education Grants: Education plays an important sector in Connecticut. The local government in Connecticut invest over $9,576,901,243.00 dollars every year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are available for students or even teachers in Connecticut to finish and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Connecticut Education Grants.
  • Connecticut Housing Grants: At an average market value of $296,500.00 per housing property, there are around 1,480,000 households in Connecticut. With an average annual household income of $68,595.00, less than 70.70% of the people actually paid off their homes. A good number of the residents in Connecticut is not able to afford to pay off their mortgages. office of finance has set aside financial support in the form of housing grants to the residents in need, especially if you work at home. Here is more information on Connecticut Housing Grants.
  • Connecticut Veteran Grants: Residents of Connecticut who have enrolled or who are current enrolling the military, naval, and air foce are able to claim and receive government grants in the form of veteran grants. Here's more information on Connecticut Veteran Grants.
  • Connecticut Personal Grants: The local state government in Connecticut does not offer financial aid to its residents for personal needs such as getting out of debt, financing a vehicle...etc. But, Connecticut residents are eligible to apply for personal grants to receive financial help to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Connecticut. Here's more information on Connecticut Personal Grants.

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Recent State Funding Opportunities

Below is a list of opportunities recently published in the local state:

Funding Opportunity
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – Connecticut (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CT CIG 22 NOFO0001157
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $200,000
OJJDP FY 2020 and 2021 Nonparticipating States: American Samoa (2020), Connecticut (2020 and 2021), Nebraska (2020 and 2021), New Mexico (2020), Texas (2020 and 2021), Wyoming (2020 and 2021), and Virgin Islands (2020) Solicitation (apply)

Funding Number: O OJJDP 2021 30002
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Category: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Amount: $3,500,000
Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Conservation Innovation Grants Connecticut State Program National Funding Opportunity (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CT CIG 21 NOFO0001068
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $250,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Berlin, Connecticut (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1857
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,320,368
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – CONNECTICUT (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CIG CT CIG 20 GEN0010790
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $250,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Bridgeport, the towns of Stratford, Fairfield, Easton, Trumbull, and Monroe within Fairfield County, Connecticut (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1767
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $10,434,282
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- Middlesex County and Hartford County, Connecticut excluding the City of New Britain, and the towns of Berlin, Enfield, Manchester, and Southington (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1746
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $10,130,032
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Berlin, Connecticut (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1635
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $1,240,928
Connecticut CIG Announcement (apply)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CT CIG 19 GEN0010139
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $75,000
Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The City of Bridgeport, the towns of Stratford, Fairfield, Easton, Trumbull, and Monroe within Fairfield County, Connecticut (apply)

Funding Number: HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1412
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $10,255,482

 

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