The mission of the Georgia Micro Enterprise Network is to create opportunities and support for micro-business development as an avenue for economic self-sufficiency.
We do this through:
• Support for viable businesses
• Driving economic growth by creating self-sufficient individuals
• Contributing to sustainable economic development
• Creating new jobs
• Implementing industry standards and accreditation

Enterprise ‒ Non-Profit


  • Access to Finance
  • Agriculture/Food
  • Community Development and Housing
  • Employment Generation
  • Information & Communication Technologies

Target Populations:

  • Families
  • Low-Income
  • Minority Populations
  • Rural Communities
  • Urban Communities
  • Veterans
  • Women/Girls
  • Formerly Incarcerated

This enterprise is currently looking for capital. Investment mechanisms used and seeking:

  • Award/Competition/Prize
  • Grants
  • Program-related Investments

Intermediary ‒ Nonprofit Organization

Services offered to investors:

  • Measurement of Social Return on Investment
  • Research that supports the field

Supported Stages of Growth:

  • Ideation
  • Start-up
  • Early
  • Later
  • Mature

Supported Investment Vehicles

  • Equity
  • Grants
  • Loans
  • Seed Grants
  • A contract for funding if and when the services delivered a pre-agreed-upon social or environmental impact result