Economic Development

Department Responsibilties

The Economic Development Department works in collaboration with the Economic Development Commission and the Board of Selectmen to facilitate economic growth and sustainability in the Town of Plainfield. In pursuit of economic growth and sustainability, we are committed to assisting in the retention and expansion of existing businesses in Plainfield, to attract new businesses to our Town.  and to coordinate resources that will expand the local tax base. The Town of Plainfield is open for business!!

If you are interested in establishing a business in Plainfield, please call our office to let us know how we can assist you!


The Women’s Business Development Council is offering grants of up to $10,000 to qualified women-owned small businesses in Connecticut 

The Equity Match Grant Program is designed to help women-owned businesses grow! Grants between $2,500 and $10,000 will be awarded for clearly defined projects that will have a measurable impact on the business, its growth and profitability. The grant funds cannot be used towards operating expenses, payroll, or real estate improvements​. Applicants are required to provide a minimum 25% match. Grant applications will be accepted until September 28, 2021. Click here for more details! Posted: 9/7/2021