September 16, 2015

Small Business Assistance Programs

OLR Report 2015-R-0184 summarizes state, federal, and Connecticut nonprofit programs providing grants, loans, and tax breaks to small businesses (business assistance programs), including programs targeting women-, veteran-, and minority-owned businesses.  This report updates OLR Report 2014-R-0186.

Small business assistance agencies discussed in the report include:

Small Business Administration, Department of Commerce (SBA)

Connecticut Innovations, Inc. (CI)
Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD)
Department of Labor (DOL)

Connecticut Nonprofit:
Connecticut Community Economic Development Fund (CEDF)

Read the full report here.