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

Defeat the 12 Enemies of Small Businesses Success


Hear from the man who wrote the Small Business Survival Guide.

Understanding CT Sales, Use and Payroll Tax Obligations


Be sure your sales, use and payroll tax knowledge is up to date.

Lessons from a Reluctant Entrepreneur


Learn lessons from a now-successful Reluctant Entrepreneur and what any aspiring business owner should consider before taking the plunge.

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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