Connecticut State Library
Grants to Connecticut municipalities to improve the management and facilitate emergency recovery of local government records. Funding is intended to support a range of project categories, including inventory and planning, organization and indexing, program development, storage and facilities, records recovery, and preservation and conservation.
Targeted Grants support records projects in one or more departments. Every municipality in good standing that submits a properly completed application for an eligible project by the appropriate deadline is eligible to receive a Targeted Grant from the fund.
Disaster Recovery Grants are intended to help defray records recovery costs not covered by insurance in the event of a natural or man-made disaster affecting essential, permanent, or archival records in any municipal department. Additional information on Disaster Recovery Grants is available on request from the Office of the Public Records Administrator.
The following areas of need will receive priority funding:
GrantWatch ID#: 180063
For this grant year, the following maximum amounts will be distributed:
- Small Municipality: Population less than 20,000: $5,500
- Medium Municipality: Population between 20,000 and 69,999: $7,500
- Large Municipality: Population of 70,000 or over: $10,500
The contract period begins after the municipality receives its copy of the fully executed contract and the start of the contract period, July 1, 2022, whichever is later, and ends June 30, 2023.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Mail grant forms to:
LeAnn Burbank, Public Records Administrator
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
For questions or assistance: Please contact LeAnn Burbank at (860) 757-6540 or LeAnn.Burbank@ct.gov.
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