GMEN was formed in 1997 as a state association for development of the micro enterprise industry and support of Micro-business Development Organizations (MDOs). Since its founding, capacity building for the micro enterprise field in Georgia has been its top priority. GMEN has provided Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) to its members and other partner organizations in the micro enterprise development field in the Southeast.
What We Do
The Georgia Micro Enterprise Network (GMEN) is a non-profit industry association that is a catalyst for economic development in Georgia and the Southeast. Through its network of business development training and lending organizations, GMEN serves as a resource to support and fund viable micro-businesses in an effort to create new jobs and business opportunities at the local level. Georgia Micro Enterprise Network’s mission is to create opportunities and support for micro, small and agribusiness business development as an avenue for economic self-sufficiency in Georgia through: support for viable businesses, driving economic growth by creating self-sufficient individuals, contributing to sustainable economic development, creating new jobs and implementing industry standards and accreditation.