Money for Manufacturing

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 the program below for details and applications.


TECHNOLOGY PROGRAMS

Manufacturing Innovation Fund Voucher Program (MVP)

$100,000 to conduct a project aimed at improving your manufacturing productivity, efficiency and competitiveness. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.

Manufacturing IoT Integration Voucher Program (IVP)

$20,000 to assist with the implementation of IoT solutions on your manufacturing floor. Administered on a first-come first-served basis.

SIRI and Cyber Assistance Program (SAC)

$10,000 will be provided on a matching basis to help Manufacturers obtain Smart Industry Readiness Index assessments and Cyber Security assessments.


WORKFORCE PROGRAMS

Incumbent Workforce Training Program (IWT)

$50,000 provided on a matching basis to reimburse manufacturers for training costs incurred to upskill their employees.

Apprentice Funding Program (AFP)

$15,000 wage subsidy per apprentice over the course of their apprenticeship program.

MIF Engineering Internship Program

The Manufacturing Innovation Fund (MIF) is launching a cohort-based internship program for rising sophomore to rising senior undergraduate engineering students. Summer interns at small and mid-sized manufacturing companies within the Connecticut supply chain can qualify. Employers could receive up to $3,500 per intern in wage subsidies (up to two interns). Pilot launch in Summer 2022.

Employers: are you hiring interns? Please let us know by sending an email to info@ccat.us.
Students: submit your resume to share with employers: bit.ly/MIFintern