Why Our Loan Program?

NewTown Macon is a lifeline for real estate developers, entrepreneurs, and small business owners in Macon. As Middle Georgia’s only Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), we offer commercial and residential real estate loans, small business loans, and provide coaching, training, and resources to help our clients succeed. With flexible terms, personalized support, and a deep commitment to revitalizing the community, we empower borrowers to bring their dreams to life, transform properties, grow sustainable businesses, and contribute to the economic development of Macon. 


Who We Serve

We are dedicated to investing in businesses located in and around Macon's vibrant urban core. Take a look at our map to determine if your project falls within our eligible lending areas. If you're considering a residential project, we're thrilled to support developments in East Macon, Fort Hill, Pleasant Hill, and Tindall Heights, fostering growth and revitalization in these wonderful neighborhoods.

The NewTown Difference

We believe in building lasting relationships with our borrowers. We strive to be more than just a loan provider – we aim to be your trusted partner throughout your journey. Unlike other loan providers, we offer a personalized approach, dedicated support, and a range of resources to help you succeed.

Here are six ways working with NewTown is different:

Dedicated business coaching and support to help you navigate challenges and maximize opportunities

Access to a wide network of local connections and resources in the community

Tailored loan solutions designed to meet the unique needs of your project or business

Expertise in working with real estate developers and entrepreneurs who may face barriers to traditional financing

Commitment to fostering diversity and inclusivity in lending, supporting underrepresented groups

Extensive knowledge of the local market and community, providing valuable insights and guidance for your success

Current Borrowers

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  • % of women owner businesses

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