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

Budgeting Tips for a New or Young Business


Just like a family budget is important to maintaining all of the necessities of life, your business has priorities to consider. We'll cover the best practices for budget building.

How to Set Your Prices and Know if You’re Right


Learn the smart way to set prices in your business:

Are Sweat Equity Shares Right for Your Company?


Can issuing “sweat equity” shares of ownership serve as an effective means to compensating and retaining key talent?

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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