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Economic Development Department

The City of New London’s Economic Development Department's mission is to provide the leadership, commitment, and resources to achieve our vision by: Offering a clean, safe, and affordable City; Providing well managed and maintained infrastructure through proactive and reactive services, excellent stewardship of public assets and a variety of cultural, recreational, eco-friendly transportation modes, and entertainment opportunities that enhance the quality of life; Creating and maintaining effective partnerships to promote employment opportunities and individual and business success; and Advancing a model of professionalism that ensures the delivery of high-quality products and services, continuously improves efficiency and removes barriers for future development.

Please visit the following websites to learn more about exciting economic developments happening in the City of New London. 


Develop New London Website


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Small B.I.G (Business Improvement Grant) Program funded through American Rescue Plan Act

The grants will provide funding to New London's existing small businesses to encourage economic resilience.  The minimum award is $2,000 and the maximum award is $10,000.  These grants will be awarded at the discretion of the Office of Economic Development and Planning after completion of an application and internal panel scoring process.  Businesses will need to register first in order to access the on-line application. Please visit click here for the application link to review the grant program details and access the online application. The application is available in multiple languages. Click the Select Language button on the right-hand side of the English application and choose your preferred language.

La Oficina de Planificación y Desarrollo Económico esta aceptando solicitudes para su Programa Small BIG (Subsidio para la Mejora de Negocios)Estos subsidios seran financiados a través de la Ley del Plan de Rescate Estadounidense (ARPA). Las subvenciones proporcionarán financiación a las pequeñas empresas existentes de New London para fomentar la resiliencia económica.La recompensa mínima es de $2,000 y la recompensa máxima es de $10,000. Estas subvenciones se otorgarán a discreción de la Oficina de Planificación y Desarrollo Económico después de completar una solicitud y un proceso de calificación del panel interno.Las empresas deberán registrarse primero para poder acceder a la solicitud en línea. Por favor haga clic aqui para revisar los detalles del programa de subvenciones y acceder a la solicitud en línea.La aplicación está disponible en varios idiomas. Haga clic en el botón en el lado derecho de la aplicación que indica "English" y elija su idioma preferido.