Aside from our member banks and thrifts, there are several GBA Strategic Partners or Associate Members that may be helpful resources for capital and other small business assistance. For our members, these may be organizations you can refer prospective borrowers to or partner with if for some reason you are not able to help directly.
Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (ACE)
ACE is a nonprofit CDFI that provides loans to start or grow businesses in Georgia. We often partner with banks to meet credit gaps. Since 2000, ACE has loaned more than $15 million and helped create or retain more than 3000 jobs.
Action Capital Corporation
Action Capital Corporation, a Georgia-based company has been providing accounts receivable financing to small and medium sized businesses. They feature low rates, quick service and advance rates of up to 90%.
They work with banks to help them maintain commercial relationships. They can provide credit facilities from $50,000 to $3 million.
Allied Financial Corporation
Allied Financial Corporation provides working capital lines of credit from $25,000 to $100,000 for all types of companies. In addition to funding established businesses that may be undercapitalized, Allied Financial also finances start-up situations, companies in turnaround, bankruptcy, or those facing tax issues.
Coastal Area District Development Authority (CADDA)
CADDA is a non-profit economic development lender designated as a Certified Development Company by the Small Business Administration. CADDA is a participant in the SBA 504 program. CADDA's service area for the SBA 504 market includes the entire state of Georgia.
Capital Partners CDC
Capital Partners is a non-profit company originating and servicing loans for the SBA 504 program. Presently, Capital Partners is the largest Certified Development Company in the state of Georgia and retains the SBA's highest designation of "Accredited Lender".