Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP)

Program Status
Program Description

The Small Town Economic Assistance Program (CGS Section 4-66g) funds economic development, community conservation and quality-of-life capital projects for localities that are ineligible to receive Urban Action bonds. This program is managed by the Office of Policy and Management, and the grants are administered by various state agencies.

Program Type
Type of Funding
Source of Funds
Funding Amounts/Limits

Max award is $500,000

Target Population(s)
Links to Additional Resources


Eligible Applicants
Eligible Project Size
Other Eligibility Guidelines

Project must be located in an eligible municipality


Application Timeline

Annual application process

Overview of Application Process

Award announcements made approximately 6 weeks after application period closes.

Additional Information

Other Notes
Last Updated
June 6, 2024
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