Community Economic Development Fund

CEDF Boost Fund Program Registration

For small business financing or business support services and resources.

CT Boost Fund LogoCEDF is a nonprofit community lender, a U.S. Treasury-certified Community Development Financial Institution and a participant in the CT Small Business Boost Fund. In order to provide business support services and financing at reduced or no cost, we must maintain philanthropic funding from government, corporate and charitable sources. This requires we measure and demonstrate the impact of our mission, so we ask our program recipients to provide personal and business information required. We share your information only in aggregate from unless required by the U.S. Small Business Administration as a participant in one of their programs and as authorized by you. We greatly appreciate your cooperation in completing our intake form.

Full text of the SBA Navigator user agreement is at this link.

(* Denotes Required Fields)

How Can We Help?
My primary need is: *
For businesses seeking loans, choose the primary purpose(s):
How much do you think you need to borrow?:
For loan inquiries: This form registers your interest with us and allows us to follow up and answer your questions before you submit a formal application. The inquiry is not a formal application. Once you complete the inquiry form, we will provide the application form, instructions and more information about the required supporting documents needed. We'll be happy to help guide you through the process.  
Business Owner Information
First Name:
Last Name: *
Email: *
Phone Number: *
Is your phone number::
Business Information
Legal Business Name (or "not yet named"): *
DBA or Trade Name (How Customers Know You):
Years in Business (Zero if not yet started): *
Date the business opened (When you registered the company): *
Estimated annual revenue (gross sales): (Zero if not yet operating):
Number of full-time employees (35 or more hours per week - includes small business owner): *
Number of part-time employees (34 or fewer hours per week): *
Legal structure of business: *
Choose one category that best describes your industry: (Numbers represent NAICS code prefixes -- internal use): *
Business Primary Address (or your planned location) Enter "N/A" if not established.
Street: *
City: *
State/Province: *
Zip/Postal Code: *
Select which best describes your business location:
Gender: *
Race (Check all boxes that apply): *
Ethnicity: *
Do you and your business identify as any of the following (where ownership is based on 50% ownership or more?): *
Are you and your business a government-certified Disability-Owned, LGBTQ+ Owned Business Enterprise, Minority-Owned, and/or Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (where ownership is based on 51% ownership or more? Check all that apply:
Business Owner Household Information
We ask these questions to qualify you for available lending or business assistance services. 
Is the primary business owner a female head of household?:
Number of household members (includes business owner):
Household Annual Income (Based on your most recent IRS 1040 Adjusted Gross Income -- line 11): *
Referral and Comments
How did you hear about CEDF?:
Name of person or bank who referred you:
Please briefly describe your business and how we can help. Anything else we should know?: *
CEDF is a participant in the SBA's Community Navigator program which may require your authorization. Should I request business counseling service from CEDF through the Small Business Administration (SBA) Community Navigator program. I agreed to cooperate should I be selected to participate in surveys designated to evaluate SBA services. Link to the full text of the agreement is show at the top of this form. 
I permit SBA or its agent the use of my name and address for SBA surveys and information mailings regarding SBA products and services: *
Please type your full name to agree:

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