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

Government funding in Connecticut is distributed to different 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 task. There are more than 11,268 small businesses or even large corporations go into bankruptcy every year. To minimize the risks, you have to research into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Connecticut Small Business Grants.
  • Connecticut Education Grants: Education plays an important role in Connecticut. The federal government in Connecticut spend over $9,576,901,243.00 dollars per year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are made 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 real estate property, there are around 1,480,000 households in Connecticut. With an average annual household income of $68,595.00, about 70.70% of the people actually paid off their mortgages. A good portion of the residents in Connecticut cannot afford to pay off their mortgages. department of finance has set aside financial support in the form of housing grants to the people 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 eligible to apply 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 help 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 aid to carry out a public purpose of support or stimulation to the ecomony of Connecticut. Here's more information on Connecticut Personal Grants.

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Number Funding Title
O OJJDP 2021 30002 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
USDA NRCS CT CIG 21 NOFO0001068 Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Conservation Innovation Grants Connecticut State Program National Funding Opportunity
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1857 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Berlin, Connecticut
USDA NRCS CIG CT CIG 20 GEN0010790 NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – CONNECTICUT
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1767 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
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1746 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
HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1635 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- The Cities of Meriden, Wallingford, Southington and Berlin, Connecticut
USDA NRCS CT CIG 19 GEN0010139 Connecticut CIG Announcement
HHS 2019 ACF OHS CH R01 1412 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
HHS 2018 ACF OHS CH R01 1381 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee -- City of New Haven in New Haven County, Connecticut

 

Government Grants in Local States

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Grant application guides and resources

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