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.

Institutional Support for Capacity Building Grant for Historic Preservation Nonprofits (Formerly Basic Operational Support Grant)


The State Historic Preservation Office provides Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) grants to local nonprofit historic preservation groups.

The state accepts applications on a continuing basis as long as grant funds are available.

How to Apply

Complete guidelines and forms are available here.

Appendix A: Reporting Table



For more information, contact Mary Dunne at Mary.Dunne@ct.gov or (860) 500-2356.