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

Start Your Business Tax Planning Now


This is the ideal time to begin preparing for the return you will file in April 2025.

Managing the Employee Cycle (Part 1 of 2)


Learn the basics of the Employee Cycle and how to manage each step effectively.

Managing the Employee Cycle (Part 2 of 2)


Learn the secrets of an effective performance review and what not to do.

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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