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

Sexual Harassment Prevention Training


The Connecticut Time’s Up Act requires employers of all sizes to provide sexual harassment training to supervisors and employees by October 1, 2020.


Why Your Small Business Needs an Ethics Program, Especially if You’re Selling to the Government


Even if you’re not yet doing business with the Federal government where an ethics program may be a requirement, your enterprise can benefit from formalizing standards of conduct and business practices.

Building a Digital Marketing Strategy: A Simple Guide


Learn a simple step-by-step guide on how to develop a holistic digital marketing strategy that maximizes your return on marketing dollars spent.

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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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