29 May 2020
As one of our 52 member cities, we commend Thomasville for discovering ways of adapting to today’s ever changing environment. Imagine a community rallying together in the face of a global pandemic. That’s exactly what Thomasville leaders, businesses and citizens did, working together to provide essential supplies during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic.
15 May 2020
Our strategic partners at The Georgia Conservancy hosted an insightful and fun discussion around the economic impact of housing in Georgia. We were honored to participate and contribute to this pivotal conversation and look forward to continuing this dialogue and being a resource for our members on this increasingly relevant economic development topic.
05 May 2020
ECG’s Office of Economic & Community Development monthly assembles a list of current grants and funding opportunities that may be relevant to your needs. Highlighted are program offerings by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loans and the U.S. Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program. We update this regularly and will continue to share information about additional funding opportunities.
05 May 2020
Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that biotechnology company RWDC Industries will invest $260 million in expanding its operations into Athens-Clarke County. This innovative development will create 200 jobs.
“RWDC Industries is a perfect example of Georgians’ creative approach to solving problems and finding great success, thanks in part to state resources like our public university system,” said Governor Kemp. “It’s great to see a Georgia company continue to find ways to make a difference and create innovative opportunities for hardworking Georgians.”
02 Apr 2020
ECG’s Office of Economic & Community Development has assembled a list of current grants and funding opportunities that may be relevant to your needs. Highlighted are program offerings by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). We update this regularly and will continue to share information about additional funding opportunities.