Funding Opportunities

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  • Bioscience Innovation Fund

    Learn about financing opportunities to help commercialize biotech breakthroughs from this $200 million fund.

  • Brownfields Remediation

    Explore this one-stop resource to learn more about all the different types of support available to promote brownfield redevelopment in Connecticut.

  • CHIPS and Science Act

    Enacted into law in August 2022, the CHIPS and Science Act (“CHIPS Act”) authorized approximately $280 billion in spending over ten years to strengthen U.S.

  • Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund

    Get details on funding options and business development services for small businesses.

  • Crowdfunding

    Connect to CTNext for ways Connecticut can help you drive your business to the next level through crowdfunding.

  • CT Communities Challenge Grant

    The Department of Economic and Community Development (“DECD”) is undertaking a competitive grant application process to fund multiple projects under the CT Communities Challenge Grant Program in an effort to improve livability, vibrancy, convenience and equity of communities throughout the state.

  • Energy Assistance

    Review a variety of incentive programs that may be able to assist your business with energy conservation and energy cost management.

  • Federal Financial Resources

    Let the Connecticut Small Business Development Center help you explore federal financial resources available to entrepreneurs and small business owners.

  • Lending Partners

    Discover funding opportunities from state, federal and private lending programs.

  • Manufacturing Innovation Fund

    Get targeted assistance for a wide range of industries via this $75 million state fund.

  • Minority Business Funding

    Learn about a special loan fund and other resources that enhance access to capital for minority businesses.

  • Pre-Seed Financing

    Learn how early-stage companies can obtain up to $150,000 in funding through Connecticut Innovations.

  • State Trade Expansion Program (STEP)

    Learn about assistance designed to help Connecticut’s small business community thrive in the global marketplace by increasing the value of small business exports.

  • Technology Talent Fund

    Explore this $10 million fund as a resource for both workers and employers to ensure Connecticut has the workforce talent needed to fuel growth in its tech sectors.