State of Connecticut - Office of Policy and Management (OPM)
08/28/20 12:00 PM
Grants to Connecticut municipalities in eligible locations for short-term capital projects. Funding is intended for infrastructure improvements that contribute to community development and enhance the quality of life for local residents. The program also has a special COVID-19 provision that will support towns with expenditures related to their response to the pandemic, including new construction, expansion, renovation, or replacement for existing facilities. STEAP grants can only be used for capital projects.
A project is considered to be a capital project if it is new construction, expansion, renovation, or replacement for an existing facility or facilities. Project costs can include the cost of land, design, engineering, architectural planning, and contract services needed to complete the project.
Projects eligible for STEAP funds include:
Priority Project Areas:
For information about COVID-19 special provisions, see https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/OPM/Budget/Steap/2020-STEAP-Guidelines.pdf#page=4
GrantWatch ID#: 145928
The maximum grant amount that can be requested is $128,205.
Grants awarded will have a two (2) year term and may be considered for a one (1) year extension to the grant end date. No grant shall have a term longer than three (3) years.
STEAP grants are not intended to be “banked” or “grouped together” over the course of multiple years.
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