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

Is Your Business Name Protected by Trademark?


If you think your business name is protected just because you registered your entity with the CT Secretary of State, you've got something to learn about trademarks.

Create Your 90-Day Action Plan


Are you prepared to grow your business under the “new normal?”
Invest four hours over two days in this nationally-conducted workshop and feel more confident and ready to meet the uncertain but inevitable challenges of the year ahead.

Cómo comprar un edificio para tu negocio


Sueña con liberar su negocio de una renta alta que no puede pagar o de un dueño que ofrece poca ayuda? Comprar una propiedad con una hipoteca commercial es una experiencia muy diferente a una transacción residencial.

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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