The Office of Departmental Grants Management and Oversight (ODGMO) of Connecticut is responsible for housing grants (HUD programs and initiatives) in the state of Connecticut. Although there are funds available to Connecticut residents, not everyone is eligible to apply and receive Connecticut Housing Grants. The ODGMO has set a list of policy priorities.

Housing Grants for Low-Income Residents in Connecticut

Connecticut's local government has set aside financial assistance for residents with no or low-income. According to the latest research, with an average household income of $68,595.00 per year, only 70.70% of the population paid off their mortgages on their homes. The average home value in Connecticut is $296,500.00. The main initiative behind this policy is to assist residents financially while they look for jobs or improve their income.

Housing Grants for Green Homes in Connecticut

There are currently 1,480,000 households in the state of Connecticut. The local government in Connecticut actively promotes green initiatives in the housing sector. Funds are available for residents of Connecticut to improve the sustainability of their homes through energy-efficient, environmentally friendly, and healthy design. For metropolitan and some regional areas in Connecticut, housing grants are also given to households to improve location efficiency and disaster resiliency.

Housing Grants for Minorities in Connecticut

To overcome discrimination due to race, color, nationality, gender, religion, disability, or familial status, the department of housing in Connecticut actively promotes fair housing by providing financial assistance in the form of housing grants to the minorities of Connecticut.

Housing Grants for Home Businesses

For residents of Connecticut who run businesses at home, they are eligible to apply for housing grants in addition to small business grants. If you use your home as a platform for improving other outcomes, such as business, education, health, or environment, the HUD initiatives will be able to provide you with the funding you need.

To apply for housing grants in Connecticut, contact Connecticut financial aid agencies, or

Access Applicant Portal

Current online applicants in Connecticut are browsing from the following cities: Canaan, Ivoryton, Botsford, Plantsville, East Haven, Riverside, Northford, South Windsor, Marlborough, Columbia

Recent State Funding Opportunities

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

Funding Opportunity
Head Start/Early Head Start Recipient -- Communities in the state of Connecticut (Apply for HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R1 0099)

Funding Number: HHS 2024 ACF OHS CH R1 0099
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families - OHS
Category: Income Security and Social Services
Funding Amount: $6,730,860
OJJDP FY 2022 and 2023 Nonparticipating States: Connecticut (2022), Nebraska (2022), Texas (2022 and 2023), Wyoming (2022 and 2023) (Apply for O OJJDP 2023 171848)

Funding Number: O OJJDP 2023 171848
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention
Category: Law, Justice and Legal Services
Funding Amount: $2,000,000
Connecticut Conservation Planning and Support Agreements (Apply for USDA NRCS CT MULTI 23 NOFO0001291)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CT MULTI 23 NOFO0001291
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $1,000,000
NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2023 – Connecticut (Apply for USDA NRCS CT CIG 23 NOFO0001267)

Funding Number: USDA NRCS CT CIG 23 NOFO0001267
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service
Category: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources
Funding Amount: $300,000
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – Connecticut (Apply for USDA NRCS CT CIG 22 NOFO0001157)

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 for O OJJDP 2021 30002)

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 for USDA NRCS CT CIG 21 NOFO0001068)

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 for HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1857)

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 for USDA NRCS CIG CT CIG 20 GEN0010790)

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 for HHS 2020 ACF OHS CH R01 1767)

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

 

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