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Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region (seCTer)

  • seCTer is a non-profit, private organization in southeastern Connecticut that helps small businesses with loans, assistance programs, and economic development support
  • The authorized Economic Development Organization for southeastern Connecticut
  • Small business loans, assistance becoming a government contractor, Small Business Development Center, municipal support

About

seCTer is a designated private, non-profit economic development organization providing a broad range of services and resources to stimulate and support economic development and diversification within the region. They primarily serve the businesses, residents, and municipalities of New London County and the town of Windham.

Who’s it for?

Small businesses (especially in manufacturing) looking for small loans, strategy help, and government contract help in southeastern Connecticut.

Mission

Making southeastern Connecticut stronger and more vibrant by 2030.

Resources & Services

Loans

The small business lending program can help small to medium-sized businesses expand, upgrade machinery and equipment, and relocate to southeastern Connecticut.

CT PTAC

Connecticut Procurement and Technical Assistance Center’s (CT PTAC) mission is to provide marketing and procurement assistance to Connecticut businesses interested in selling their goods or services to federal, state, or local governments. CT PTAC is a statewide program serving all cities and towns in Connecticut.

Directly contact the director of PTAC, Frank Dixon, at fdixon@secter.org or 860-437-4659.

Economic Development and Marketing Help

Support for member municipalities for data analysis, grant writing, and site finding. Directly contact Creative Director Nancy Cowser (ncowser@secter.org) or call 860-437-4659.

Small Business Development Center

In partnership with the Connecticut Small Business Development Centers, seCTer provides small business small business support, including recovery from COVID-19. Directly contact SBDC Business Consultant Judith Lamson-Rockwell (jrockwell@secter.org) or call 860-437-4659.

 

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