Mashantucket Pequot/Mohegan Fund Grant

Program Description The Mashantucket Pequot/Mohegan Fund annually distributes a grant to each of the state's 169 municipalities. The distribution is based on numerous factors including, but not limited to, the value of state-owned property, private college and general hospitals, population, equalized net grand list and per capita income as set forth in Sections 3-55i, j, and k of the Connecticut General Statutes. Payment is made in three equal payments on January 1, April 1, and June 30th.


Beginning in FY23, Public Act 21-2 Section 63 generally prohibits municipalities from receiving Mashantucket Pequot/Mohegan Fund grants if a public school or associated athletic team under its school board's jurisdiction uses Native American names, symbols, or images without tribal consent. 

Grant Activity:  Fiscal Year 2022 and 2023 SA 21-15 Section 36 set a fixed payment for the Mashantucket Pequot/Mohegan Fund - FY22 List  FY23 List 

Grant History:  Fiscal Year 1994-2023

Statutory References: Connecticut General Statutes (CGS): Sections 3-55i, 3-55j, and 3-55k.

For Further Information, Please Contact:
Martin Heft: phone (860) 418-6355 - e-mail - Martin.Heft@ct.gov