Most people are confused about personal grants in Connecticut. If you live in the state of Connecticut and are looking for personal financial assistance such as supplemental security income, Medicaid, or state social services, you should look into government benefits instead. Personal grants are financial aid from the local government of Connecticut for its residents under certain circumstances - the use of the financial funding must have a meaningful purpose to the economy of Connecticut.

Personal Grants for Work At Home Residents of Connecticut

With the aid from the federal government, the department of finance & economic growth in Connecticut is able to provide financial support to residents who work at home. According to the latest research, in Connecticut, there are over 41,737 business identities have 0 to 4 employees. This number includes people who work at home with sole proprietorship. To be eligible, you must be a resident of Connecticut and have a registered business in Connecticut. If your business is in one of the following areas: medicine, education, scientific research, and technology development, you have a higher chance of getting your grant application approved.

Personal Grants for Education for Residents of Connecticut

Not all students or teachers are eligible to apply for personal education grants in Connecticut. According to US Census,

In Connecticut:

  • 88.60% have high school diplomas
  • 35.60% have at least one post secondary degree
  • 15.50% have at least one graduate school degree

As you do not have to pay back the amount of grants given to you, Connecticut's office of education ensures that personal grants are only given to individuals who need financial assistance for their education related to medicine, education, scientific research, or technology development. And recipients must use their new knowledge and skill set to improve the economy of Connecticut.

Personal Grants for Veterans in Connecticut

There are more than 167,800 veterans (both active and retired) in Connecticut. If you have enrolled, or currently participating in the military, naval force, or air force, you are eligible to apply for veteran personal grants as long as the funds are being used to stimulate the economy of Connecticut.

You can look at personal grants as "government grants for individuals". Therefore, there are many other types of personal grants such as personal housing grants. If an individual receives grants from the government, he or she has received a type of "personal grants". It is much harder for individuals to receive grants than it is for businesses to receive grants. Connecticut residents apply for different types of state government grants by contacting Connecticut financial aid agencies.

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

 

Personal Grants in Local States

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