University of Georgia Small Business Development Center
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides tools, training and resources to help small businesses grow and succeed. Designated as one of Georgia’s top providers of small business assistance, the SBDC has 17 offices ranging from Rome to Valdosta to serve the needs of Georgia’s business community. Since 1977, our network of partners has helped construct a statewide ecosystem to foster the spirit, support, and success of hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs and innovators.
CSRA Business Lending
CSRA Business Lending is a private non-profit small lending corporation serving businesses and banks throughout all of Georgia and South Carolina. We are a Certified Development Company of the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) and an Accredited Lender of SBA, given to only their highest performing mission based lenders around the country. Through lending arrangements with SBA, as well as the Department of Commerce and Department of Agriculture, we provide small businesses in Georgia and South Carolina two creative financing tools for their businesses.