Associated General Contractors of Connecticut (AGC/CT) is the building division of the Connecticut Construction Industry Association, representing commercial, industrial, and institutional construction contractors, subcontractors, material suppliers and professionals serving the Connecticut construction industry. AGC/CT was established in 1947 as the 28th chapter of the Associated General Contractors of America, and promotes skill, integrity and responsibility of those who build America.
Why join? If you are working in the commercial building industry in Connecticut, a membership in the Associated General Contractors of Connecticut (the building division of the Connecticut Construction Industries Association) is a must. An AGC/CT Membership entitles your organization to a wealth of information and benefits which includes automatic enrollment into the CCIA and the AGC of America. Read more our membership benefits and services and how to apply.
AGC of Connecticut members throughout the year to create a better business climate for the construction industry in Connecticut. Highlights include:
For up to date event information, visit our calendar of events. To learn more about our recognition programs, click here. In addition to these industry favorites, members participate in the AGC of America National Convention and the National and Chapter Leadership Conference. Additional Reference: AGC of America Event Calendar.
Four scholarships are available to students who are interested in a construction career:
1. The Angelo Giardini Scholarship ($5,000 for two years, $2,500 each year)
2. The Michael Timura Scholarship ($5,000 for two years, $2,500 each year)
3. The Young Contractors Forum Scholarship ($1,000 for one year)
4. The AGC of Connecticut Foundation Scholarship ($1,000 for one year.
Applicants must be Connecticut residents currently enrolled in or entering a construction management, civil engineering, or construction-related four year degree program. Apply online at this link. The deadline to submit in 2020 was February 28,2020. For more information or questions, call the AGC of Connecticut Executive Director John Butts at 860-529-6855 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Encourage students who are interested in a construction careers to apply for a scholarship.
The AGC Education and Research Foundation (AGCERF) is happy to invest in the future of the construction industry by awarding scholarships to deserving students in craft and technical programs across the country.
AGC of Connecticut Foundation
Established in 2017 as a public non-profit charity to award funds and grants to support educational, training, and workforce development activities and programs in the field of construction in Connecticut. Help build the next generation of construction workers and professionals. Consider a tax deductible donation to the Foundation today. To Donate, mail a check to: AGC of Connecticut Foundation, 912 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT 06074. Your donation and support is greatly appreciated
Young Contractors Forum
The Young Contractors Forum was founded to provide construction professionals under the age of forty a foundation rooted in excellence, through educational programs and experiences. Also, provides excellent opportunity for firms to be represented in the Association by the next generation.
Learn more and encourage young professionals to join!
BUILDCONNECTICUT: Promote careers in construction. Visit www.buildconnecticut.com to learn more.
We provide a variety of educational and development opportunities for construction professionals. Highlights include:
CCIA Publications keep our membership informed:
Memorial scholarship in the name of Thomas M. Giardini A memorial scholarship in the name of Thomas M. Giardini has been established with the AGC of America Education and Research Foundation. For contributions by mail, donations should be sent to: The AGC Education and Research Foundation, 2300 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. The Thomas M. Giardini Memorial Scholarship should be in the memo line of the check.