Economic Development Department

  1. 2nd Round of Grants & Loans for ACC Businesses & Non-Profits with 1-20 Employees Open Oct. 13-27

    Applications open at 8:00 a.m. on Tues., Oct. 13, with a deadline of Tues., Oct. 27. These grants and low-interest loans are targeted to both small businesses and 501c(3) non-profits with 1-20 employees physically located in Athens-Clarke County. Read on...
  2. ACCGov Launches Athens Community Corps (A-Corps) Program for Workforce Development

    A-Corps is a comprehensive professional and personal development experience that will bring together a team of 10 participants for 11 months for full-time employment with benefits by ACCGov. Read on...
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The Athens-Clarke County Economic Development Department was established by ordinance of the Mayor and Commission on February 5, 2013. 

The purpose is to be the primary point of contact for industries, large commercial developments, site location consultants, and state economic development organizations interested in developing, expanding, or locating new or expanded businesses in Athens-Clarke County.

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