Accelerate GROWTH

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advancing the manufacturing industry in connecticut

What does Connecticut offer
to help businesses grow?

CT-supported $60 million manufacturing innovation fund.

What does Connecticut offer
to help businesses grow?

Up to $50,000 matching grants for new equipment/expertise.

What does Connecticut offer
to help businesses grow?

Up to $50,000 in grants for green energy upgrades.

RESOURCES TO SUPPORT YOUR GROWTH

The State of Connecticut is working closely with dozens of manufacturing associations, industry organizations, educational institutions and corporate partners to create a vibrant ecosystem where manufacturers can grow and thrive. Here are some of the resources we’re collectively offering to help you accelerate the growth of your manufacturing business in Connecticut.

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Attracts the global aerospace industry to The World’s Aerospace Alley!®

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Focuses on improving the manufacturing business climate in Connecticut.

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Provides guidance to DECD business expansion, retention and recruitment teams.

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Provides no-cost advising to prospective and existing business owners to help start or expand their business.

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Offers information, education, training and services for innovative tooling and machining companies.

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Helps manufacturers with strategic leadership and operational methodologies to become more competitive.

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Partners with high schools and community colleges to stimulate the region’s manufacturing training and educational programs.

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Provides incentive-driven direct loans for projects with strong economic- development potential.

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Provides financial assistance to large-scale business projects to encourage expansion, relocation and job creation.

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Offers eligible Connecticut manufacturers up to $50,000 in grants for green energy upgrades.

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Focuses on conservation, load management strategies, and manufacturing workforce development in Middlesex County.

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Helps manufacturing members increase productivity and profit, and address workforce needs. 

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Supports the growth, innovation and progress of Connecticut’s advanced manufacturing sector.

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Helps companies access capital to buy new equipment for more efficiency, productivity, and competitiveness.

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Seeks to improve the competitiveness and productivity of Connecticut’s metal manufacturers.

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Boosts access to technical assistance, government and private funding, and public contracting opportunities for minority-owned businesses.

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Funds training for students interested in manufacturing careers, and provides springmaking internships.

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Helps develop a skilled labor force and works with state authorities to promote manufacturing in Connecticut.

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Provides loans and grants to Connecticut’s small business to spur job creation and growth.

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Helps its members thrive and grow through communication, education, collaboration and advocacy.

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Authorizes up to $90 million in grants to help increase the number of small business exporters.

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Helps women to share perspectives, gain cutting-edge information, build leadership and communication skills, and network.

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Learn about other resources to help you build your business.

SEE RESOURCES

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Find business-building events ideal for employers.

SEE EVENTS

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Visit CTforBusiness.com for more resources.

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