The State of Connecticut has created the Connecticut CARES Small Business Grant Program to help small businesses and nonprofits in the state that continue to be negatively impacted by COVID-19.
Small businesses and nonprofits in Connecticut that meet the Eligibility Requirements can apply for a one-time grant of $5,000. The Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) will administer the program; online applications are estimated to begin the week of November 9. All funding will be disbursed by the end of the year. The program is funded from Connecticut's portion of the Federal CARES Act.
- Overview of Connecticut CARES Small Business Grant Program
- Eligibility Requirements
- Distressed Municipalities - Half of the funds will be allocated to small businesses and nonprofits located in towns and cities that have been designated as distressed municipalities.
- Register for the Small Business Assistance Update Live Webinar October 29, 2020, hosted by the Community Economic Development Fund.
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