Community-Based Economic Development

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Helping communities by helping businesses

Mission Statement

Successful community-based economic development integrates viable economic projects to promote a community’s vision for its future health and quality of life.

The CBED program provides training and capacity building opportunities to promote, support, and invest in community-based development projects that result in measurable economic impact. 

Webinar on the CBED Loan Program for Business Expansion

In case you missed the webinar held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, you can view the video recording here.

The CBED Loan Program supports a broad range of Hawaii’s small businesses with loans in the range of $50,000 to $125,000. We are currently focusing on supporting Agricultural and Food Production, Manufacturing, and Wholesaling businesses.

Don’t miss this opportunity! Take advantage now to strengthen your business as Hawaii’s economy recovers.

For questions, please contact us directly at:

Community Based Economic Development Program
Business Development & Support Division
State of Hawaii Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
P.O. Box 2359
Honolulu, HI 96804

E-mail: DBEDT.CBED@hawaii.gov
Ph: (808)-586-2582

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