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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Business Basic Workshops: Finance and QuickBooks

by Nancy Gray on October 13, 2016

Bridgeport – Oct 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, Nov 1st, Nov 3rd

Waterbury – Nov 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 15th, 16th

Meriden – Nov 29th, 30th, Dec 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th

Norwich-Franklin Area – Nov 28th, 29th, Dec 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th

Click for details and registration


Tuesday, October 4th

Fraud Prevention and Awareness

presented by: Dana Ulstad, Vice President, Citizens Bank


Thursday, October 6th

Not Sure If Those Working For You Are An Employee or a Contractor?

Making a mistake could cost your business significant dollars in fines for not classifying properly.

presented by: Attorney Victoria Woodin Chavey, Partner in law firm of Jackson Lewis in Hartford


Presentations begin at 5:30-6:30 pm

at CEDF, 965 E. Main Street, Meriden

There is no cost to attend. However, we do require a registration for planning purposes.

To register please click here