Growing Georgia Together

Accelerating the growth of small and minority-owned businesses for a stronger Georgia.

Connect. Grow. Celebrate.

Minority-owned businesses in Georgia provide over 575,000 jobs to hard-working Georgians and energize the state’s economy. Grow Georgia strives to power these businesses’ growth by connecting them to specialized resources, increasing their partnerships with Fortune 500 firms, and celebrating their success.

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Supplier Diversity Survey

One of Georgia’s most prized economic assists has been the diversity of its small business community. Our small business team is committed to helping Georgia small businesses thrive, including minority-owned, women-owned, and veteran-owned small businesses. In accordance with Governor Kemp’s Executive Order, GDEcD is partnering with the Georgia Department of Administrative Services, University of Georgia Small Business Development Center Multicultural Business Division, and the Georgia Chamber of Commerce to engage Georgia’s minority-owned small businesses for state contracting opportunities.
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Creating Across Georgia with Kevin Bongang

Meet the multiservice artist that's making Georgia places pop. Kevin Bongang recently met up with team members from Georgia Power to share his journey living, and building a business, in Georgia.

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Dean Baldwin Painting Soars in Macon, GA

For over 57 years, Dean Baldwin Painting has provided customers with enduring aircraft paint processes. Barbara Baldwin-McNulty, CEO/CFO, shares more about her experience building a business in Georgia.