11/13/2020 - CT Cares Small Business Grant Program

“The application for CT Cares Small Business Grant Program, a $50 million grant program, has been posted by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development’s (DECD).


The program will provide one-time grants of up to $5,000 to small businesses on a first come first serve basis. Eligible applicants include businesses and nonprofits with a payroll of less than $1.5 million OR 1-20 employees. Additional details on eligibility can be found https://portal.ct.gov/.../CT-CARES-Small-Business-Grant... . It is imperative that you take advantage and apply for this program now. The funds are expected to run out within the first day. This grant can be used for:

  • Payroll
  • Mortgage/Rent
  • Utilities
  • Inventory
  • Purchasing Machinery and/or Equipment and;
  • Costs associated to ensure compliance with CT Reopen Business Sector Rules.


Complete your application as soon as possible at: https://sofiex.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3auHxeeDdwHIOl7

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to the Director of Economic Development Joe McGrath at 203-574-6712.”