Airport Area Chamber of Commerce

Nonprofit Raises $460K to help Underserved Students

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Local Nonprofit Raises More than $460K to help Underserved Students Staff Report Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 Breakthrough Atlanta raised more than $460K at its seventh annual—and record-breaking— Fund-A-Scholar event. Funds raised surpassed any previous year’s event and exceeded last year’s total by nearly 20%. Nearly 500 people came together at The Foundry at Puritan Mall… Read more »

Joint Venture Delivers New Gates on T-Concourse

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Skanska with Joint Venture Delivers New Concourse T Gates at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Staff Report Wednesday, November 16th, 2022 The joint venture led by global construction and development firm Skanska, along with New South Construction, FS360 and Synergy Construction, announces the delivery of the first phase of a project at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport… Read more »

Support for Georgia Veterans

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New State Program Launches to Support Georgia’s Veterans Staff Report Thursday, November 10th, 2022 The Georgia Department of Veterans Service (GDVS), the state agency dedicated to advising, counseling, and assisting veterans and their families in receiving their rightful benefits, and Unite Us, the nation’s leading technology company connecting health and social care, are partnering to… Read more »

Atlanta Receives 45M for Community Investment

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City of Atlanta Receives $45 Million Federal Allocation for Community Investment Staff Report Thursday, November 10th, 2022 Mayor Andre Dickens announced that Invest Atlanta—through Atlanta Emerging Markets Inc. (AEMI)—has received a $45 million New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) allocation from the U.S. Department of the Treasury. This investment will be used for economic development projects… Read more »

Morehouse College Partners with Information Technology Industry

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Morehouse College Partners with Information Technology Industry Council to Launch New Center Aiming to Diversify the Global Tech Industry Workforce Morehouse College, the nation’s only historically Black liberal arts institution dedicated to educating and developing men, and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), a global technology trade association representing 80 of the world’s most innovative companies,… Read more »

2022 Environmental Award Winners

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Fulton County Commissioners Honor 2022 Environmental Award Winners The Fulton County Board of Commissioners will proudly recognize the 2022 Fulton County Citizens Commission on the Environment (FCCCE) winners on Wednesday, October 19. The reception and awards program will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the Atrium at the Government Center located at 141 Pryor Street… Read more »

$110M Available to Small Businesses

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Global FinTech Capital on Tap has secured a $110 million corporate revolving credit facility with Atalaya Capital Management to provide small businesses in the US and UK with a central hub to manage all aspects of their business finances. Since launching in 2012, Capital on Tap has provided over $5 billion of funding to more than 200,000 small businesses. In 2021,… Read more »

Launch of ATLSuppliers.com

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Mayor Dickens Announces Launch of ATLSuppliers.com, Department of Procurement’s New One-Stop Shop Supplier Website Mayor Andre Dickens announced the launch of the City’s new supplier website,  ATLSuppliers.com. The new and innovative one-stop shop website—initiated by Chief Procurement Officer Jaideep Majumdar-will offer convenience and a wealth of information for those interested in doing business with the… Read more »

Delta Analytics Academy

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Delta Analytics Academy Creating New Career Paths for Delta Air Lines Employees A certificate program co-developed by Delta Air Lines and Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business is removing barriers to career paths in analytics for operational experts within the company. Delta Analytics Academy, which recently admitted its second cohort, responds to the… Read more »

Mayor Andre Dickens Announces New Grant Funding for Atlanta Creative Professionals

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Mayor Andre Dickens announced the opening of the Creative Industries Grant Fund—a joint program of the Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment and Invest Atlanta to assist the city of Atlanta’s independent content creators and creative entrepreneurs. Originally opened in 2017 as the Creative Industries Loan Fund, the program has been converted to a grant… Read more »