Community Investment Corporation

Community Investment Corporation (CIC) is an economic development lending company that offers financing and support to small businesses in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts (USA).

If you currently own your own business or are looking to start one, we invite you to look through our website to learn more about how we can help you.

For bankers, realtors, CPAs and other economic development professionals, CIC is enthusiastic about partnering with you to provide the best outcomes for your customers. Dedicated teamwork is essential to successful partnerships. Our shared commitment and resources are often the defining moment in the successful expansion or launch of small businesses in our community. We welcome your inquiries!

Powerful Loan Programs

SBA 504 Loans

Whether it is time to buy the building, renovate, invest in large equipment, or build from the ground up, the SBA's 504 loan package is the smartest financing program for entrepreneurs today.
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Community Advantage Loans

The missing piece of the puzzle is right here in the CIC Community Advantage loan program. With a maximum loan amount of $250,000, a CA loan is ideal for start-ups as well as existing businesses.
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Microloans up to $50,000 are just the right size for small business owners looking to start up or expand. This program includes the fast-tracked MicroNOW loan, offering up to $15k in two weeks!
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Meet Some of Our Borrowers

Rug Pad USA Partners with CIC and Webster Bank for $10M Purchase

Rug Pad USA manufactures custom-cut pads for carpet, laminate, tile, and other types of flooring. Their products are sold worldwide through their website, as well...
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Now Playing in Guilford!

With the help of CIC's Community Advantage program, Deke's Bagels opens a second location in Guilford, Connecticut. Congratulations to Deke Haylon on the opening of...
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Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year

Congratulations to Juan Lantigua, owner and founder of The Family Cake in Providence, Rhode Island, for winning the 2020 Minority-Owned Small Business of the Year...
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