Grant programs designed to help Connecticut manufacturers acquire the skills, tools and resources needed to keep pace with today’s rapidly evolving manufacturing ecosystem
Click on a program below for full details and application.
$100,000 to Connecticut manufacturers looking to infuse additive manufacturing into their production process. Applications accepted Jan. 1 – Feb. 29, 2024. Get started early on your application for this competitive program.
$100,000 to conduct a project aimed at improving your manufacturing productivity, efficiency and competitiveness. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.
$25,000 to assist with the implementation of IoT solutions on your manufacturing floor. Administered on a first-come first-served basis. Learn more about our Digital Transformation Program here.
$20,000 to assist with the acquisition of additive manufacturing technology – hardware, software and related third-party integration services. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.
$10,000 will be provided on a matching basis to help Manufacturers obtain Smart Industry Readiness Index assessments and Cyber Security assessments.
$50,000 provided on a matching basis to reimburse manufacturers for training costs incurred to upskill their employees.
$15,000 wage subsidy per apprentice over the course of their apprenticeship program.
$14,000 for two qualified engineering interns (limited to those employers with less than 300 employees). A cohort-based internship for rising sophomore, junior and senior undergraduate students interested in computer science, finance, marketing, engineering and more. Click here for details and here to apply.
$7,800 mentor wage subsidies and free customized trainings and technical support (up to $500) while funds remain on a first-come-first-served basis. Click here to learn more and here to apply.