Exciting news for small businesses in Atlanta! The Atlanta BeltLine, Inc. is launching the BeltLine Business Solutions Office. This office aims to help local small businesses grow and thrive along the 22-mile BeltLine loop by providing tailored solutions and support, especially in underserved areas.
The BeltLine Business Solutions Office offers three opportunities for businesses:
- BeltLine Business Ventures: A free small business accelerator program with expansion readiness training, one-on-one advising, networking, and a pitch competition.
- Direct One-on-One Assistance: Businesses can work closely with the BeltLine team or partners to develop successful scaling strategies.
- Partner Referral Network: Access to partner organizations specializing in securing small business loans or grants.
Interested in the BeltLine Business Ventures program? Register for an information session at beltline.org/businessventures. The deadline for the first cohort is August 18th.
The office prioritizes minority-owned enterprises in the west and southwest quadrants of the BeltLine Planning Area to address disparities and promote economic transformation.
Supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration, the office will operate virtually and at partner sites. It aligns with the BeltLine’s economic inclusion framework, focusing on small business support, commercial revitalization, workforce development, affordability, and digital inclusion. This initiative showcases the BeltLine’s commitment to supporting small businesses in Atlanta.
Stay tuned for more updates as the BeltLine Business Solutions Office empowers local entrepreneurs and contributes to economic recovery and prosperity for all.