Community Economic Development Fund (CEDF)

If you are considering opening a business for the first time or if have been in business for some time and are in need of financial assistance, CEDF can assist!

CEDF--the Community Economic Development Fund--is a non profit organization whose mission is to help CT’s small businesses located in low to moderate income communities gain access to capital and other resources.   Headquartered in Meriden, CEDF helps small businesses and entrepreneurs throughout the state access capital, develop business and marketing plans, and access the tools they need to be successful.  The City of Meriden Office of Economic Development works closely with CEDF to assist businesses start and grow right here in Meriden.  

For more information on the various loan programs available please stop by their office located at 965 East Main Street, Meriden, CT, call 203-235-2333 or visit their website:    

Download presentation of CEDF programs and services here.