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

Decontaminate Your Toxic Workplace Culture


Achieve positive change with improved employee performance, reduced turnover and a better bottom line.

Effective Customer Communication for Business Owners and their Front-Line Managers


Learn helpful strategies on how to take control of conversations and present value-added solutions in a positive manner that will leave your customers satisfied and willing to refer others to your operation.

Why Do You Want to Go Into Business?


Planning for success when considering starting a business means more than “let’s see how this idea does” and this webinar will provide you the checklist to be sure you aren’t missing any crucial considerations.

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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