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

QuickBooks Desktop Pro Overview


This four-night workshop will prepare you for a more active role in the bookkeeping and financial management tasks in your small business.

Avoid Costly HR Mistakes and Set Your Business up for Success Module #2: Hiring the right people through behavioral interviewing


Learn how behavioral interviewing can unlock the answers and how to stay clear of legal concerns.

Avoid Costly HR Mistakes and Set Your Business up for Success Module #3: Handling performance issues & terminations


Learn the best practices of the HR world that will improve your leadership and prevent time- and money-consuming disasters.

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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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