Community Economic Development Fund CEDF has numerous loan products to assist small business owners who have problems obtaining traditional financing. CEDF provides loans with flexible terms to ensure business success.
Connecticut Business & Industry Association The Connecticut Business & Industry Association (CBIA) is a professional service organization, recognized as the most effective advocate for business in the state.” We work at the state Capitol on behalf of our 10,000 members, and they rely on our products, services and information to grow and compete in a global economy.”
Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development The Department of Economic and Community Development develops and implements strategies to attract and retain businesses and jobs, revitalize neighborhoods and communities, ensure quality housing and foster appropriate development in Connecticut's towns and cities.
CEDS In 2001 and 2002, twenty-two towns in Northeastern Connecticut worked together to develop a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for submission to the US Economic Development Administration. Most of the towns are members of the Northeastern CT Council of Governments (NECCOG) or the Windham Region Council of Governments (WINCOG).
Connecticut Innovations Connecticut Innovations provide strategic capital and operational insight to push the frontiers of high-tech industries such as energy, biotechnology, information technology, and photonics.
Connstep, Connecticut’s Manufacturing Resource Center CONNSTEP delivers everything you need to improve your manufacturing business. ”We're the first place to look whether you want to implement a Lean Manufacturing program, get your ISO certification, or explore innovative ways to grow your manufacturing business.”
Connecticut Community Investment Corporation Connecticut Community Investment Corporation (CTCIC) is a non-profit economic development lender. It provides Connecticut's small business owners with access to capital that may not be available elsewhere. In addition it provides financing opportunities for expanding businesses looking to purchase real estate and/or machinery and equipment.
Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) ~The Eastern Connecticut Workforce Investment Board (EWIB) works with local, state, and federal Legislators, Chief Elected Officials and businesses to ensure that the constantly changing needs of the Eastern Connecticut’s employers and job-seekers are met in a manner that keeps Eastern Connecticut at the forefront of industry & technology.
Northeast Connecticut Chamber of Commerce Whether you're planning to relocate to Connecticut's northeast or visit our area for a short time, we are confident that our business community is anxious to make your time here pleasant and productive.
Northeast Connecticut Economic Alliance The Northeast CT Economic Alliance, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization that provides business development resources to both existing and startup small and medium sized manufacturing and service companies seeking to expand, diversity, retain business or improve operations.
Northeast District Department of Health Whether you have questions about health programs, communicable diseases, water quality, food protection, environmental programs, or emergency preparedness, we have answers!
Small Business Authority The SBA helps Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, SBA delivers its services.