Resources for help financing your business
CT Department of Banking
A complete list of banks and credit unions in CT.
Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA helps small business raise capital through means such as 7(a), 504, and disaster assistance loans, and provides information and business counseling.
Learn about Federal Grants.
A partial list of venture capital firms in CT.
Connecticut Innovations-CT Next
CI is the leading sources of financing for Connecticut’s innovative, growing companies.
Community Economic Development Fund (CEDF)
A non profit that provides loans to small companies that cannot access traditional forms of financing.
Community Capital Fund
CommCap makes loans to small businesses for capital improvements, working capital, fixed asset acquisition, commercial real estate and leasehold improvements.
CT Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)
Find information about many state business assistance programs including grants, loans and tax credits.
Manufacturing Innovation Fund
Learn about the CT Manufacturing Innovation Fund Voucher Program.
CT Health and Educational Facilities Authority (CHEFA)
The Connecticut Health and Educational Facilities Authority provides Connecticut's nonprofit institutions access to low cost financing in the public municipal markets.
Community Investment Corporation (CIC)
An economic development lender contributing financial expertise and practical guidance to small business entrepreneurs in Connecticut.
Find Grants and Fundraising.
MoneyGeek for Women
Small Business Loans: How to Research, Apply for and Get Financing