We know many Connecticut businesses are struggling as they deal with the effects of COVID-19. We appreciate their perseverance and know they share our commitment to keeping our residents healthy. The state, working with its federal partners, has several programs and initiatives in place to assist businesses during this difficult period. For specific questions related to small business, email the Joint Information Center at COVID19.JIC@ct.gov, or call the DECD small business hotline at 860-500-2333. Individuals can call 2-1-1 for more information.

OBRD Funding Process


On March 22, 2016, the DECD Office of Brownfield Remediation and Development (OBRD) held a Brownfield Client Workshop at the Mark Twain House in Hartford. The goal of the workshop was to provide 2015 OBRD grant recipients with an overview of the DECD funding process. Click on the below links to view the presentations from the 2016 Brownfield Client Workshop and learn more about the OBRD funding process:

Welcome and Workshop Overview
DECD Proposals and Assistance Agreements
DECD Project Requirements
Procurement: Professional Services
Procurement: Hard Costs
Permitting and Other Key Approvals
Flood Management Certification
Payment Reimbursement Process
Connecticut Cleanup Programs and Liability Relief