Small Business Programs

Small Business Express Program

An expedited business service that provides loans and grants to Connecticut’s small business with the goal of spurring job creation and local economic growth.


Offers small business and nonprofit organizations access to capital through flexible and affordable loan options designed to help them reach their business goals.

Community Investment Corporation

A list of a variety of business support options such as the SBA 504, Community Advantage, EDA and MicroLoan programs.

CT Innovations

Offers flexible loans for established companies with new innovative growth plans, venture capital and strategic support for recently founded technology companies, grants to support innovation and collaboration and introductions to our a network of other competitive small and big businesses.

Ferguson Library Small Business Resource Center

The Ferguson Library offers an extensive catalog of useful information for local businesses in their Small Business Resource Center. The Center also serves as a collaborative space, promoting brainstorming and networking. The library will also host classes on topics related to small businesses.