ARP Funding / COVID Taskforce Advisory Committee Ad-Hoc

The application period is closed. 
The Committee returned any remaining funds to the Board of Selectmen on November 29, 2022.

Public Information Session Slides

ARP Public Info Session Slideshow cover June 2022


The goal of this Grant program is to aid Madison small businesses, local non-profit organizations and Town service departments in recovery efforts in the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency.  Grants will be awarded on a rolling basis until the available funds are exhausted. Grant awards in excess of $50,000 will be subject to federal reporting requirements.

For the purposes of this Grant submission the following Categories will be utilized:

Please select the category that best fits your request.

  • Arts & Culture 
  • Community Support 
  • Economic Development

A small business is defined as employing not more than 100 employees and has operations in Madison, CT (Examples: a trade name on file with the State of Connecticut or appearance on the Town’s Grand List.)

A non-profit entity is defined as an entity with a Madison, CT address organized and operated for a collective, public or social benefit (non-profit status may be demonstrated by supplying the organizations CT-990 form or 501(c) incorporation documents.)

The applicant must be in good standing with the Connecticut Secretary of the State in terms of business/non-profit filings

The Town is looking forward to supporting the Community, local businesses and non-profit organizations in their efforts to identify and invest in transformational opportunities that offer long-term benefits to residents.  

  1. Committee Charge
  2. Committee Meetings
  3. Committee Composition
  4. Committee Members

Committee Charge

  • The committee shall create, and recommend to the Board of Selectmen, a Plan that coordinates the long-term community and economic recovery of Madison in the wake of the COVID-19 public health emergency to: 
    • fully restore Town government services 
    • aid residents in recovery efforts 
    • aid businesses in recovery efforts 
    • identify Emergency Management needs in the face of future public health emergencies 
    • identify projects to move forward under ARP Funding 
  • Prior to the completion of such plan, the committee shall hold at least one Public Hearing to gather public input.

At their regular meeting on August 30, 2021 the Board of Selectmen approved the establishment of an Ad-Hoc ARP Funding / COVID Taskforce Advisory Committee. The Committee will be comprised of membership from each of the three Elected Boards as well as members of the Public. Any public member interested in working on this Committee can complete the Application for Boards & Commissions. Any questions can be directed to Lauren Rhines at 203-245-5602.