CEED’s commitment is first and foremost to our clients, and we are very proud of the work that our staff does to support small businesses and entrepreneurs, to engage our youth and to support communities through entrepreneurship education. CEED continues to reach and exceed our targets year after year by making efficient and effective use of the public funds that are entrusted to us.
Our Self Employment Benefits program resulted in 150 small business start-ups last year alone. And, as a direct result of CEED’s philosophy of connecting our training programs directly to financing options, 79% of CEED loan clients are still open two years later – compared to the national average of 60%. Read More »