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

My Business Jump Start

3/1/2021

An online program for new business creation and young business success cultivating entrepreneurs in Connecticut's underserved communities.

Leadership Skills for New Businesses

3/3/2021

It doesn’t matter whether you are a Main Street startup or a company with ambitions to raise venture capital, the crucial leadership skills are the same. In this webinar, you’ll learn why investors invest in people, not technology or products.

Help! I Don’t Know How to Sell

3/10/2021

Learn straightforward, practical advice that when systematically followed is guaranteed to improve your ability to successfully sell and to revenues.

Get the training and knowledge you need to run a business right here at CEDF. View All Workshops & Seminars
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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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