The Department of Economic and Community Development is responsible for strengthening Connecticut’s competitive position in the economy. STEP grants help our state’s small businesses increase the value and amount of their exports.
WHO THEY HELP
- Export assistance and connections
- Information about exporting, including the costs of freight forwarding, customs brokers, packing, and shipping.
- Funds for a wide variety of uses, including trade mission/trade show costs and translation/Interpreter fees.