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

Secrets of Managing Business Cash Flow


Whether you are in the startup stages or a veteran entrepreneur, managing cash flow is one of the most important skills you must master.

Make Effective Communication Your Differentiator


Want to wow your current clients and win new ones? It’s all in your techniques of communication and this webinar will help you utilize proven concepts that lead to success.

Do Business Under the Cottage Food Law


Learn about Connecticut's cottage food law, administered by the Department of Consumer Protection, designed to allow small operators to work within appropriate health and safety guidelines.

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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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