Livable Communities – Funding


Communities can begin creating livability through low-cost strategies. But funding opportunities are available as well from a broad range of partners, including the federal and state government, philanthropic organizations, private businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

  • The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is making $15 million available to help low-income older adults age in place with supportive services. Applications are due April 18, 2016. For more information, please click here.
  • The Connecticut Department of Housing has announced pre-development funding for the Incentive Housing Zone (HOMEConnecticut) program, the goal of which is to create affordable housing that is sustainable by including it within mixed-income developments. Applications are being accepted on an ongoing basis. For more information, please click here.
  • The Connecticut Humanities Fund (CTHF) awards grants for humanities programs that interpret our history, explore contemporary themes, and engage broad audiences in public discourse. To learn more, please click here.
  • The Arts Catalyze Placemaking program provides investments in arts-based cultural activities and infrastructure to advance the attractiveness and competitiveness of Connecticut’s cities, towns and villages. To learn more about the next grant cycle, please click here.
  • Rebuilding Together, Hartford’s home modification program, is designed to enhance the ability of older persons and younger persons with disabilities to remain in their homes and prevent unnecessary institutionalization. For more information, click here.