Economic Development

The United Illuminating Company, Southern Connecticut Gas and Connecticut Natural Gas, all part of the Avangrid family, are committed to promoting and furthering the economic development of the state of Connecticut by focusing on funding initiatives that help drive the economy.

Our focus is on the following major initiatives:

  • Programmatic grants for Economic Development focused organizations
  • Sponsorships of Economic Development based educational programs and events
  • Workforce Development focused programs and events
  • Analytical studies to further the goals of specific Economic Development projects

Who should apply:

  • Economic Development Organizations
  • Workforce Development Organizations
  • Municipalities
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • Business Associations

Economic Development Grant Process:

To apply for support, please fill out the form below and email it to fundingrequests@uinet.com.  Please be aware that applications are reviewed the 20th of each month.  If you are requesting sponsorship of an event, please allow 4 weeks to process the payment once an application is approved.

2021 Economic Development Funding Request Form

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