Fairfield Seeks Proposals For State's Neighborhood Assistance Act

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The Town of Fairfield is participating in the State's Neighborhood Assistance Act program.
The Town of Fairfield is participating in the State's Neighborhood Assistance Act program. Photo Credit: File Photo

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Town of Fairfield is participating in the State's Neighborhood Assistance Act program.

Town officials, through the Office of Community and Economic Development, are soliciting program proposals from municipal agencies and community non-profit organizations for funding consideration under the NAA program.

"This program allows businesses to claim a State tax credit for cash contributions made to qualifying community programs conducted by tax exempt or municipal agencies," according to a press release. "The types of community programs that qualify for the NAA tax credit program include, but are not necessarily limited to: energy conservation; employment and training; child care services; neighborhood assistance; substance abuse; open space acquisition; crime prevention programs and affordable housing development."

The minimum contribution on which a tax credit may be granted is $250, and the maximum contribution that any non-profit or municipal entity can receive under this program is $150,000.

For further information about the Neighborhood Assistance Act Program or to receive an application packet, residents can contact the Office of Community and Economic Development at (203) 256-3120 or go to the Connecticut Department of Revenue Services website. All applications must be received by close of business on April 28 in order to be considered.

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