Mission/Vision driven

Expand accelerator through licensing curriculum, develop the cooperative attached to our accelerator to bundle micro businesses back office, expand brand through influencers and events, and to raise a $5M fund raised through a direct public offering.

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.

Georgia Cities Foundation, Inc. distributes loans that make an impact in Georgia’s downtown areas; provides training and technicasl assistance; implements the Georgia Placemaking Collaborative

Kristi Porter believes in using her skills, talents, and influence to do good wherever she can. As a self-described #wordnerd, she is often assisting nonprofits and social enterprises in their marketing and communications efforts, primarily through copywriting and marketing strategy consulting.

Kristi also teaches solopreneurs and small businesses how to incorporate easy philanthropy and giving strategies so they can actively participate in the issues they care about.

Essentially, she makes cause-focused organizations look and sound more professional so they can build a larger audience, increase sales or donations, and do more good. 

FoodFinder is a website, mobile app, and nonprofit organization that helps food insecure families find their nearest food pantries and food assistance programs. Our platform shows the user’s nearest free food providers, and for each food provider we list information such as contact information, street address, hours of operation, and more. With 45,000 food providers across all 50 states listed on FoodFinder, we’re 80% of the way towards being the first-ever national database of every food pantry in America.

Physical and verbal assaults against women and children are globally endemic across all regions and socio-economic strata. Historically, this is a very complex problem and has been addressed on multiple levels: legislatively, socially, and through law & order agencies. The existing solutions are still grossly inadequate. Today software and integrated smart digital technologies enable personal empowerment of women and children that can make them even safer.

lmSafeNow is an integrated hardware/software platform providing a complete safety solution for women and children using AI and IoT. The lmSafeNow platform assembles a socially networked “Community of Helpers” ready to assist when called upon.

  • Small wearable device wirelessly connects to a smartphone
  • Phone-based software App communicates for help
  • Software Platform enables “Network of Helpers”

SIRUM takes unused, surplus drugs and seamlessly deliver them to people who need them most. Our technology is built to connect the 1 in 4 adults who can’t afford their medicine with the $5B of surplus that goes to waste every year.