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

Tune up your Brand Resonance for Marketing Success


How do you stand out in a sea of brands? By harnessing the power of harmony, consistency, momentum and impact.


When Debt is Good and Equity Isn't: Finding the Balance


Learn what is an intelligent balance between debt and equity for startups and established businesses and why your preconceptions might be keeping you off the right path for growth.


Eliminate the 10 Business Profit Drains


Are your profits going down the drain? This seminar will help you identify the ten most common business profit drains and offer tips on how to plug them.

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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