The mission of Southwest Georgia United is to work with communities by seeking, developing, and managing resources in a cooperative spirit in order to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life.
Enterprise ‒ Non-Profit
This enterprise is currently looking for capital. Investment mechanisms used and seeking:
Investor ‒ CDFI/DFI
Investment Vehicles Offered:
YouthBuild - GED preparation and construction training ages 16-24; Housing Counseling - Home purchase, foreclosure prevention; Salt of the Earth - after school program for Crisp and Dooly Counties school systems; Small Business Development - entrepreneur training for the public and persons preparing to return from incarceration; Asset Management - own and manage 130 single family units of affordable rental housing; Gillespie Selden Learning Center - financing and management assistance to organization serving 80 children
Southwest Georgia United provides financial capital to create sustainable jobs and improve housing conditions; Provides decent, well maintained affordable rental units for low income families and individuals – Work in partnership with other entities to increase allocation of societal resources to address persistent poverty; Sees, develops, and manages assets/liabilities, income, and expenses to ensure sufficient resources to carry out its mission. – Current funding supports the following additional programs: Provides research-based, effective educational and workforce development programs in partnership with local school systems and technical colleges; Provides technical assistance through housing counseling and entrepreneur training to support wealth accumulation for families and individuals.