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

Strengthening Your Business to Become Bankable


Understand the ratios, yardsticks and milestones that bankers and their underwriting departments expect so you can work toward getting your financials in shape.

Building Employee Satisfaction & Engagement


Gain valuable insight into the critical role that leaders must play to ensure employee engagement.  

Do You Really Own that Bit of Intellectual Property?


What you think is yours may not be if you didn’t take the right steps at the creation. You may find your rights of ownership compromised. Learn how to protect your company.

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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