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

Managing Change in a Challenging Environment


Learn how to build change resiliency in your company by understanding the effects of rapid change on human performance.

Twelve Tips for Getting a Small Business Loan


Understanding how things look from the lender’s point of view can help prepare a small business for a successful effort to raise debt capital.

Pitfalls of Worker Misclassification


Misclassification of workers creates a minefield for Connecticut employers in Connecticut. This webinar will review the requirements of appropriate classifications.

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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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