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

Government grants in Connecticut is provided 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 businesses or even large corporations file for bankruptcy every single year. To minimize the risks, you need to research into as many funding sources as possible. Here is more information on Connecticut Small Business Grants.
  • Connecticut Education Grants: Education is an important role in Connecticut. The federal administration in Connecticut invest over $9,576,901,243.00 dollars every year in elementary and secondary institutions alone. Education grants are made available for students or even teachers in Connecticut to complete and enhance their level of education. Here is more information on Connecticut Education Grants.
  • Connecticut Housing Grants: At an average value of $296,500.00 per real estate property, there are more than 1,480,000 real estate properties in Connecticut. With an average annual household income of $68,595.00, about 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. department of finance has set aside financial aid 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 served or who are current enrolling the military, naval, and air foce are entitled to claim and receive government funding 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 assistance 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
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
HHS 2017 ACF OHS CH R01 1275 Head Start and/or Early Head Start Grantee - Norwalk, Weston, Westport, Wilton, and New Canaan in Fairfield County, Connecticut
NPS 16 NERO 0090 NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD: Youth Project: Rehabilitation of the A.T. in Massachusetts and Connecticut

 

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Grant application guides and resources

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