Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $35.4 million
 
The GEFA board of directors awarded eight communities financing totaling $35,365,000 for water, wastewater, and sewer infrastructure improvements during its meeting in November. The loan commitments include conservation and economic development projects.  Read more

Renewable energy grants totaling $150,000 awarded to four organizations  
 
Through the Georgia Solar Program, GEFA awarded rebates to four organizations to increase awareness and education about renewable energy production Read more

Urban cities make investments to save and protect green space  
 
The city of Roswell, the Decatur Public Facilities Authority, and the city of Brookhaven use GEFA financing for land conservation projects.  Read more

Tax checkoff donation supports land conservation in Georgia

Taxpayers can make a charitable contribution on their state income tax form to support the Georgia Land Conservation Program Read more

State Revolving Fund solicitation period ends January 31
 
The solicitation period for 2019 Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (SRF) projects is open through Thursday, January 31, 2019 Read more

Other announcements
  • Sarah Oken received a career path promotion to project manager 2.
  • New interest rates on GEFA loans will be effective January 29, 2019.
GEFA around Georgia
 
GEFA will be exhibiting at conferences in 2019. Visit with us if you'll be at one of the events below.
  • Georgia City-County Management Association Spring Conference: Athens, Classic Center, March 20-22
     
  • Association County Commissioners of Georgia Annual Conference: Savannah,
    Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, April 26-29
     
  • Georgia Rural Water Association Spring Conference: Jekyll Island, Jekyll Island Convention Center, May 7-9
     
  • Georgia Municipal Association Annual Convention: TBD
     
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals Annual Conference & Expo: Savannah, Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, July 14-17
     
  • Georgia Environmental Conference: Jekyll Island, Jekyll Island Convention Center, August 21-23
     
  • Georgia Economic Developers Association Annual Conference: Savannah, Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, September 18-20
     
  • Georgia Association of State Facilities Administrators Fall Conference: TBD
     
  • Georgia Rural Water Association Fall Conference: TBD
     
  • Georgia Association of Regional Commissions Annual Training Conference: TBD