We Help Small Businesses Stabilize and Grow

by admin on April 14, 2014

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Since 1994…  We provide access to capital to start up and existing businesses who cannot obtain financing elsewhere.  CEDF is a non-profit business development organization serving low-to-moderate income small business owners in Connecticut.  In addition to capital, we offer educational workshops, business advice and other resources.

 SBA’s Top Micro Loan Lender In Connecticut.

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Citizens Bank

Left, Jim Bzdyra, President and CEO of CEDF, along with the Director of Business Education, Nancy Gray (right) were recently presented a check in the amount of $10,000 from Carolyn Welch, Senior Vice President of Business Banking at Citizens Bank.

“Since 1999, we are proud to have Citizen Bank as an Investor at CEDF. We are delighted to share the same values in our missions and it is my pleasure to accept this check from Citizens Bank. These dollars help us continue to educate the small business owners on financial literacy enabling them to start or grow their business the right way.” stated Mr. Bzdyra.

A variety of workshops are run during year in various locations throughout our state. We make it easy for people to register and pay online. However, should you have any questions regarding our workshops please call Nancy Gray toll free 888-835-2333 x 2040.


Former CEDF client, Dawn Renshen of Benay Enterprises. 

Congratulations from everyone at CEDF.

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Pictured left to right: Jim Bzdyra, CEDF President and CEO, Dawn Renshen, Award Recipient and Fred Welk, CEDF Business Advisor.