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

Financial Fundamentals


This two-night course lays the groundwork for understanding the bookkeeping process in business.


How You Can Use Simple Excel Functions to Make Momentous Business Decisions (pt. 1)


Awaken the Analytical Ninja Hiding Inside You
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QuickBooks Online Version Overview


The four-night QuickBooks Online Version Overview will show you all the basic functions of this popular business software bookkeeping solution.

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Client's Story :

Elliott Johnson’s Testimonial on CEDF

Principal of HP Contractors LLC Elliott Johnson discusses how his ongoing relationship with CEDF allowed him to obtain the necessary financing as his business grew.

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