Community Economic Development Fund

Small Businesses Find Hope & Opportunity Here

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We provide loans to Connecticut small business owners, primarily in low-to-moderate income communities, who are not able to obtain traditional bank financing.

Business Education Workshops and Seminars

What Your Banker Wishes You Would Know


Learn what a commercial lender wishes every potential small business customer would know.

Keys to Running a Profitable Company


Learn which knobs have to be turned to make the needles of profitability jump on your company’s dashboard.

I Never Expected My Business Partner to Die


Coming off a pandemic it has become abundantly clear why prudent planning for unwelcome events like death, incapacity or unexpected retirement are important.

Get the training and knowledge you need to run a business right here at CEDF. View All Workshops & Seminars
Success stories

In the Words of Our Clients


Our video played at the organization's 25th Anniversary Celebration of Success reception on Oct. 2, 2019.

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