Small Businesses Find Hope & Opportunity Here
We provide loans to Connecticut small business owners, primarily in low-to-moderate income communities, who are not able to obtain traditional bank financing.
Term LoansUp to $250,000
Commercial Real Estate LoansUp to $500,000
Business Lines of CreditUp to $250,000
Business Education Workshops and Seminars
Avoid Costly HR Mistakes and Set Your Business up for Success Module #1: What you need to know as a one-person HR department
Learn your responsibilities and the mousetraps that you must work around to avoid wasting money, time and, perhaps, ruining your business reputation.Register
Avoid Costly HR Mistakes and Set Your Business up for Success Module #2: Hiring the right people through behavioral interviewing
Learn how behavioral interviewing can unlock the answers and how to stay clear of legal concerns.Register
Avoid Costly HR Mistakes and Set Your Business up for Success Module #3: Handling performance issues & terminations
Learn the best practices of the HR world that will improve your leadership and prevent time- and money-consuming disasters.Register
CEDF Named Connecticut’s Top SBA Microlender for 5th Year
For the fifth consecutive year, the Community Economic Development Fund (CEDF) is the leading SBA Microlender in Connecticut according to a report released to lenders by the Small Business Administration Hartford District Office.
SBA's 2017 CT Microenterprise Of The Year is Katalina's Bakery in New Haven
Helping Businesses Each and Everyday!