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DAFC Executive Director Search

The Development Authority of Fulton County, a development authority and public body corporate and politic of the State of Georgia (the “DAFC”), seeks an Executive Director to oversee and manage the operations of the DAFC.

Anyone interested in this position, please click here.

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Due to concerns surrounding the spread of COVID-19 in Fulton County and nearby communities and in furtherance of our commitment to the health and safety of all residents, please be advised that DAFC will be temporarily making adjustments to our policies and procedures moving forward. Effective immediately, all DAFC staff will be working remotely and will be available to help with any questions or concerns you may have. Please feel free to contact our staff at the following email addresses:

· Al Nash (Chief Executive Officer) –
· Marva Bryan (Accounting Manager/Tax Incentive Analyst) –
· Doris Metcalfe Coleman (Office/Compliance Manager) –
· Sabrina Kirkland (Executive Assistant/Technology Associate) –

DAFC will also be temporarily holding all monthly meetings via videoconference/teleconference in accordance with the Open Meetings Act (See O.C.G.A. Section 50-14-1 (g)). Please refer to the “Monthly Meetings” tab on the homepage of the DAFC website for a schedule of upcoming DAFC meetings. We invite the public to participate via a Zoom webinar, which can be accessed by using the dial-in instructions provided at the top of each Preliminary Agenda for the applicable meeting. The Preliminary Agendas can also be found under the “Monthly Meetings” tab under the “Fact Sheet” links. Please note that the dial-in instructions are unique for each meeting, so please refer to the Preliminary Agenda for the correct meeting date to ensure successful participation.

Understandably, the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent processes and protocols are very fluid at the moment. We may need to adapt these policies and procedures as we continue to gather new information and we will make it our priority to keep you updated. Thank you in advance for your understanding.

Development Authority of Fulton County Business Contingency Loan Program

*UPDATE AS OF 4/17/2020*: Due to the unprecedented challenges COVID-19 has presented for our small business community and given the high volume of applications ACE has received thus far, we are suspending the application process for the Development Authority of Fulton County Business Contingency Loan Program. Only those applications that have already been received by ACE will be considered at this time.

Development Authority of Fulton County (“DAFC”) has partnered with Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs (“ACE”), a nonprofit agency, which will administer a $1.5 million small business loan program that will benefit small businesses throughout Fulton County, including those in the City of Atlanta and other municipalities located in Fulton County.

Applicants can receive up to $50,000 in emergency working capital for qualifying Fulton County small businesses located within Fulton County who have experienced loss of revenue or service disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To qualify, organizations must be in business at least 2 years. All applications are now being accepted online. Businesses must be asked to provide required documentation to ACE by fax, mail, or email. A final decision will be made as quickly as possible. For more information, please click the “Learn More” link below and log on to apply at

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Whether you are new to Fulton County or you're an existing business, the DAFC delivers innovative services connecting your organization's qualified projects with taxable and tax-exempt bond financing and a diversity of targeted economic development services. 


It's our Mission to stimulate quality economic development in Fulton County using comprehensive marketing programs designed to expand and diversify the tax base, provide quality jobs, retain existing businesses and sustain quality of life for residents throughout Fulton County.



The DAFC can help your organization build, renovate, expand or relocate to thriving Fulton County, Georgia.



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