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

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.

Cómo financiar tu pequeña empresa


¿Busca financiar su pequeña empresa en los próximos meses con un banco o prestamista sin fines de lucro como CEDF? Aprenda a pulir su propuesta para el éxito.

Easy Steps to Get Started with Email Marketing


As a business owner, you never want to be forgotten by your clients. Email may be your answer to efficiently, economically and effectively staying visible. But only if you learn these important concepts.

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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