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  • A nonprofit collaborative supporting new and growing companies in Stamford
  • Provides matching grants
  • Special consideration given to projects that can highlight the city’s unique qualities or promote collaborative activities


StamfordNext is a nonprofit collaborative that provides funding to projects, initiatives, and events that can make it easier for companies to start or grow in Stamford. The organization is particularly committed to projects that can increase Stamford’s collaborative activities and highlight its qualities and assets.

Who’s it for?

New or established businesses in Stamford


To make it easier or more successful to start or grow a business in Stamford, Connecticut

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StamfordNext provides matching funds, ranging from $5,000 to multimillion dollar sums, to qualifying projects, initiatives, and events. The organization gives particular consideration to initiatives that can highlight Stamford’s commitments to entrepreneurship, innovation, and social progress; amplify the city’s unique assets, such as a high concentration of digital professionals; and increase collaborative activities in the city.


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