Programs and Incentives for Businesses

Norwalk is always looking for new ways to support existing and new businesses. Whether it is pursuing grant funding, implementing comprehensive tax programs, or physical improvements to spaces, we strive to create multiple programs to uplift and attract businesses. Below are programs that are currently active, others that are being pursued, state programs, and lending partners. Should you have any questions regarding any of these programs reach out to Business Development & Tourism Team at or call 203-854-7948.

Available Programs

Enterprise Zone - Recently expanded to Wall Street & West Avenue
Opportunity Zone
Storefront Improvement Program
Small Business & Main Street Program
Visit Norwalk
Manufacturing Equipment Personal Property Tax Exemption

Pending Programs

Tax Increment Financing

State Available Programs

Small Business Express Program
Economic and Manufacturing Assistance Act

Lending Partner Programs

Community Economic Development Fund
Connecticut Community Investment Corporation
BDC Capital