Georgia communities receive infrastructure loans totaling $54.2 million    
 
Eleven Georgia communities were awarded financing totaling $54,160,000 for water, wastewater, and sewer infrastructure improvements by the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority (GEFA) board of directorsRead more

GEFA Annual Report now available   
 
GEFA's accomplishments during the last fiscal year are outlined in the 2018 Annual Report. 
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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

Students at Savannah Technical College install solar panels on campus

GEFA created the Solar for Schools educational program for students to gain hands-on knowledge in the solar industry. In 2017, Savannah Technical College (Savannah Tech) participated in the program and received a $233,000 matching grant. The students used the knowledge they acquired in the classroom and applied it to installing solar projects on their campus.  Watch the video

GEFA staff announcements   
 
The following staff received 2018 Faithful Service Awards for their dedication to serving the citizens
of Georgia.
  • 10 years ----   Kelly Cutts, Jeff Frye, and Alfreda Reynolds 
  • 15 years ---- Shane Hix 
  • 20 years ----   David Gipson 
Charlotte Banks, human resources manager III, received the GEFA Performance Award. The award recognizes exemplary performance by an individual who consistently excels in their work, demonstrates integrity, and has a strong commitment to GEFA's mission and values.
 
GEFA welcomed two new staff members.
  • Dianna Crittendon, financial operations generalist II 
  • Erica Hill, accountant II
GEFA around Georgia
 
GEFA will be exhibiting at conferences in 2019. Visit with us if you'll be at one of the events below.
  • Association County Commissioners of Georgia Annual Conference: Savannah,
    Savannah 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: Savannah, Savannah Convention Center, June 21-25
     
  • Georgia Association of Water Professionals Annual Conference & Expo: Savannah, Savannah 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