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

How to Collect Business Debts


Learn the basic concepts of liability enforcement and strategies and tips for using the legal system to recover what’s owed to your business.

How to Coach your Employees Without Causing them to Quit


Learn how to develop a coaching environment that gets results without creating employee anxiety and discord.

Antes de Empezar su Negocio


Si está pensando en comenzar su propio negocio, escuche a expertos profesionales que le informarán sobre conceptos importantes antes de seguir adelante. Ahorre tiempo y dinero al incluir este conocimiento en sus planes.

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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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