SUPER STORM SANDY SOCIAL SERVICES
BLOCK GRANT SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDS
The Connecticut Department of Social Services has been awarded $10.5 million in federal funding under the Social Services Block Grant to cover certain expenses resulting from Super Storm Sandy. Specifically, the funds are to be used by eligible non-profit organizations and municipalities for a range of social, health and mental health services for individuals, and for repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care facilities, child care facilities and other social services facilities.
Specifically, the funds are to be used for social, health and mental health services for individuals, and for repair, renovation and rebuilding of health care facilities, child care facilities and other social services facilities.
The period to submit applications has ended. A list of the service providers, who were awarded the grants, will be available on this page soon.
NEW: Infrastructure Resiliency Funds Available
More than $26 million in federal funds is now available through the state Department of Housing (DOH) for municipalities seeking to repair and rehabilitate existing infrastructure projects in a manner that will make them more resilient and help mitigate future storm damage. Projects should also support energy conservation/efficiency, responsible grown and transit-oriented development. More information, including application and eligibility requirements are available by visiting the DOH Storm Sandy Recovery
page and scrolling down to “Second Tranche Infrastructure.”
SUPER STORM SANDY HISTORIC PRESERVATION GRANT
The State Historic Preservation Office has developed the Disaster Relief Assistance Grant for Historic Properties to aid in the restoration of the properties listed or eligible for listing on the National Register of Historic Places that were damaged by Super Storm Sandy. The funding is available to owners of historic properties who have completed projects as well as for projects that have not yet commenced.
INFRASTRUCTURE, PUBLIC FACILITIES & PLANNING ACTIVITIES: