CEED was proud to administer the Urban Main Street Loan Initiative (UMSLI) , by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF).

Funding for Urban Main Street Loans has been fully dispersed, and we are no longer accepting additional applications for UMSLI Loans. CEED offers other financing options for startups and existing businesses, please check to see if you might be eligible for either of these loans.

Alternative CEED Financing

Start-up Loans

Looking for the financial foundation you need to successfully launch your business?

CEED | START-UP LOANS

CEED | START-UP LOANS

For over 25 years, CEED has connected entrepreneurs with the resources required to help fund their ventures. CEED’s Startup & Expansion Loans lay the groundwork for you to take the next step with your idea or enterprise.
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Expansion Loans

Is your business ready to grow, but you lack the financing to make it happen?

CEED | EXPANSION LOANS

CEED | EXPANSION LOANS

For over 25 years, CEED has connected entrepreneurs with the resources required to help fund their ventures. CEED’s Startup & Expansion Loans lay the groundwork for you to take the next step with your idea or enterprise.
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Where to start?

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Get In Touch

Phone: 902.421.2333
Fax: 902.482.0291
Email: info@ceed.ca

Our Location

Bayers Road Centre
Suite 225
7071 Bayers Road,
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3L 2C2

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Devon Sherrington – 360fit

“I wasn’t able to apply for a governmental loan because I use contractors in my business. I didn’t have employees, and I thought I was out of luck. The loan from CEED gave me enough cash flow that we could stay afloat. The loan was a buffer, took a lot of pressure off, made it so we didn’t have to say, “oh my god, what are we going to do?” It gave us the time we needed.”

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Jasmeen Srivastawa – Vines Pasta Grill

“We have a small place at Vines. When we had to close, our cash flow dried up, but we still had rent and vendors to pay. Organizations like CEED exist to help small businesses. The UMSLI loan will help us close the fiscal year with profit, and we’ll soon be in a position to pay it back. CEED put us back in the game.”