LISC connects underinvested communities with capital (loans, grants, and equity) and technical assistance. LISC Atlanta will focus on investments in neighborhoods to revitalize commercial corridors, expand the supply of affordable for sale housing, and add sports and recreation facilities to activate youth. LISC Atlanta will also focus on investments in talent to expand job training programs combined with financial coaching.
LiftFund assists small businesses that fall below the banks guidelines with the financing they need to allow their dreams to become a reality.
As NLP expands its lending program into Georgia, NLP will work with local, state, regional and national entities to bring affordable housing and economic benefit to the underserved population. NLP anticipates that within the first two years of the program expansion, an additional 240 individuals will be impacted by our expanded programs. NLP anticipates providing 150 units of affordable housing in Georgia, which will benefit individuals and families that rely on affordable housing for financial security. Each subsequent year of the program, NLP anticipates providing additional housing units with increased awareness of its expanded geography. NLP will strive to finance a minimum of 500 units per year beginning with its third full year operating in Georgia.
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.
Atlanta Emerging Markets, Inc. (AEMI) is a certified Community Development Entity that seeks to foster economic development, job creation, and neighborhood revitalization in Atlanta’s distressed neighborhoods by providing flexible financing products to high-impact businesses and real estate development projects.
We specialize in gap financing for businesses or developers with large-scale projects ($5MM-$25MM) in Census-designated distressed neighborhoods. We also offer financing for small businesses, medium-sized companies, and startups/social entrepreneurs seeking low cost financing or venture capital. Our funding comes from private investors who provide us with low-cost funds for gap financing in exchange for tax breaks facilitated through the Federal New Markets Tax Credits program.