More on Grants
Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $199,960 in federal funding for Winsted’s Northwestern Connecticut Community College. The Advanced Technology Education Grant will be used to continue development of their Manufacturing Associate Degree Education (MADE) program.
Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) and the Connecticut Congressional delegation today announced a $1.2 million federal Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) Recruitment and Retention grant for the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association to help recruit and retain local volunteer firefighters. The funds will help support 15 local departments over a two-year period through marketing campaigns, mentoring programs, technology, planning, media assistance, and leadership training.
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $152,492 in federal funding for the Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology, Inc. (CCAT). The grant, awarded through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Community Development Initiative Program, aims to improve energy reliability in 28 rural CT Communities over a three-year period.
Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced that the Town of East Hartford Fire Department has been awarded $298,431 in federal funding. The funding, awarded through the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program, will be used to purchase 40 self-contained breathing apparatus’ for the department.
Hartford, CT – Today, U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) along with U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced a $231,465,987 contract from the Air Force to Pratt & Whitney for the maintenance and repair of F119 Engines. The contract, signed Monday, modifies an existing agreement between the Air Force and the East Hartford aerospace manufacturer and will run through 2014.
Washington – Today, Reps. John B. Larson (CT-01) and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) announced a $17,448 grant for Northwestern Connecticut Community College's Small Rural Hospital Improvement Grant Program. The grant, awarded through the Health Resources and Services Administration, will be used to support efforts in quality improvement and efficiency training at New Milford Hospital and Sharon Hospital.
Washington – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $44,758 in federal funding for the Central Connecticut Regional Planning Agency (CCRPA). The grant, awarded through the Economic Development Administration, aims to strengthen investment and job creation in Central Connecticut by supporting an update to the CCRPA's comprehensive economic development strategy. The grant will also fund two part-time positions to help coordinate collaboration between public and private sectors in the region.