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

Create Your Growth Mindset for Success


Understand the four-step process to reprogram your Growth Mindset and how you can productively apply this technique beyond your work.

Doce consejos inteligentes para obtener un préstamo comercial


Comprender cómo se ven las cosas desde el punto de vista del prestamista puede ayudar a preparar a una pequeña empresa para un esfuerzo exitoso de recaudar capital, ya sea de un fondo de préstamos comunitarios como CEDF o un banco o cooperativa de crédito.

Nonprofit Budget Basics


Every nonprofit needs to run with the same discipline that a productive for-profit business employs including a budget. Learn how it's done.

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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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