Current Funding Opportunities 

HEDCO offers flexible and affordable financial assistance opportunities for small businesses and non-profit organizations.

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Take a look at our current funding opportunities


Department of Energy and Environmental Protection – Beverage Container Recycling Grant Program

Funded through a grant from Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, this program enables start-up and already formed small businesses to establish a bottle redemption center on-site of their business. Grants are intended for new redemption centers that must be located in urban centers and environmental justice communities.



HEDCO offers term loans, lines of credit, and access to capital needs that would be otherwise un-met or underserved.

  • Amounts up to $500,000
  • Interest Rates from 4% to 6%

Connecticut Small Boost Fund

The Connecticut Small Business Boost Fund gives small business owners access to flexible funding for capital expenditures and working capital and connects them with support services. Small businesses and nonprofits can borrow between $5,000 and $500,000 depending on eligibility and need, and can choose how they spend the money.

Non-Profit Revolving Loan Fund (NPRLF)

Provides short-term working capital to certified 501(c)(3) organizations that are in good standing and located in cities and towns served by the Foundation in the Greater Hartford region.