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

Are You Financially Prepared to Start Your Own Business?


Learn the important questions to ask before you commit to your entrepreneurial path so you can accomplish your dreams.

Amplify Your Website Results


Even a small business relying on do-it-yourself solutions can begin to make great results happen by using seven cool tools.

Deadline Nears for MyCTSavings Compliance


If you own a Connecticut business with five or more employees and do not offer a qualified retirement savings plan, state law requires that you provide a retirement savings option by August 31, 2023.

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