Responsible Growth and Transit Oriented Development Grant Program

The Responsible Growth and Transit-Oriented Development (RGTOD) Grant Program provides funding opportunities to eligible applicants for projects that foster transit-oriented development and/or projects that demonstrate responsible growth through their consistency with the Conservation & Development Policies: The Plan for Connecticut.

Small Town Economic Assistance Program (STEAP)

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.

Urban Act Funding

The Urban Act grant program is open to all municipalities designated as economically distressed, public investment communities or urban centers. Funds are provided to improve and expand state activities which promote community conservation and development and improve the quality of life for urban residents of the state.