Grant & Loan Awards: Jeff Davis County


Jeff Davis County

Equity Fund: $500,000

Awarded: 05/09/2003

Applicant: Jeff Davis County

Equity funds to assist with establishing a culinary arts training center in an historic antebellum house built around 1900, known as the Big House. Funds would be used to renovate and adapt the building to develop a culinary school. This project builds on the success and collaboration of Second Harvest and Altamaha Tech in Savannah. The project is innovative and provides an opportunity to diversify the economy of an area with a 9.3 umemployment rate - among the highest in the state.

Total Budgeted Project Cost: $799,811

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