HVAC Indoor Air Quality Grants for Public Schools

In 2022, Governor Lamont signed legislation establishing a new grant program to encourage public school districts to install, replace, or upgrade, their heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) systems. This program addresses school facilities’ needs and repairs for improved ventilation and indoor air quality to support healthy learning environments in districts and schools.   The application for FY24 grants is open now. Eligible applicants include local boards of education, regional boards of education, and regional education service centers.



If you have any questions, the DAS team will be holding virtual open office hours on Wednesday, December 6 from 12pm to 1:30pm and on Thursday, December 7 from 2pm to 3:30pm. You do not need to register in advance, and our staff will be available for the entire block of time, but please be aware that we will answer questions in order of attendance. Attendees may have to wait in the virtual waiting room. Links to the meetings can be found below.


Virtual HVAC Office Hours – Wednesday, December 6, 12pm-1:30pm

Click here to join the meeting

Virtual HVAC Office Hours – Thursday, December 7, 2pm-3:30pm

Click here to join the meeting



DAS hosted a HVAC webinar on Wednesday, October 4 at 12:00 p.m.

To watch the webinar please click here.
The PowerPoint accompanying the webinar can be found here.


The application deadline is December 31, 2023, at 5:00 PM ET.


This program is overseen by the Department of Administrative Services / Office of Grants Administration and is funded with state bonding and federal Coronavirus State Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSFRF). Approximately $244 million is available in this funding opportunity. This includes $169 million in state bond funds and $75 million in federal CSFRF funds.

Potential applicants should read the HVAC Program Guidance (PDF) for full program details and application instructions.

Further questions can be directed to

Funding Authorization Letter Template 

See a PDF example of a local funding authorization letter template