The grant can be used for rent, payroll, utilities, inventory or complying with the CT Reopen Business Sector Rules. Full details including eligibility requirements, a schedule for virtual office hours, FAQs, other resources, and the application can be found here.
The $50 million program, funded from Connecticut’s portion of the federal CARES Act, will provide aid to small businesses and nonprofits that continue to be negatively impacted by COVID-19.
The grant application will only be available for a limited time. The application is anticipated to close by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, November 19, 2020 but this is highly dependent on demand. You are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.