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

Managing conflict in your workplace


Learn specific managerial techniques to deal with conflict so you can achieve optimal performance and have better business results.


Marketing foundations for new and established businesses


If you think your marketing plans are self-evident and the only research facts and data you have are swimming around in your head, Rich Laria can teach you a more effective way.

Small Business Loan Application Finishing School


Learn how enlightened businessmen and businesswomen make the proper impression on a financial institution.

Get the training and knowledge you need to run a business right here at CEDF. View All Workshops & Seminars
Client's Story :

Elliott Johnson’s Testimonial on CEDF

Principal of HP Contractors LLC Elliott Johnson discusses how his ongoing relationship with CEDF allowed him to obtain the necessary financing as his business grew.

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