More on Grants
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.
Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $150,000 for the preservation of the Harriet Beecher Stowe Center collections. The competitive grant marks the second phase of federal funding awarded to the center through the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Museums for America program.
Hartford, CT – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) joined Senator Richard Blumenthal and Senator Chris Murphy in announcing a $100,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Business Enterprise grant for the non-for-profit Connecticut Center for Advanced Technology (CCAT), based in East Hartford, Conn. The grant will be used to help determine the feasibility of alternative fuel plants in north-central Connecticut.
Hartford, CT – U.S. Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced today a $141,420 Assistance to Firefighters Grant for the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network (CPTV) to produce a series of fire safety educational programs to air on their network during the holiday season.
Hartford, CT - Today Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) announced $1 million in Brownfields Cleanup grants for various sites in Hartford and East Hartford, including $460,000 for hazardous substance cleanup and $540,000 for petroleum cleanup.
Hartford, CT – Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01), Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), and Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced today the award of a Fire Prevention and Safety Grant to provide a comprehensive risk assessment for the Bristol Fire Department. The grant program is administered by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency in cooperation with the U.S. Fire Administration.