Street Vendor Loan Fund

The City of Atlanta (the “City”) and Invest Atlanta (Atlanta’s Development Authority) sponsor the Atlanta Street Vendor Loan Fund (ASVLF) Program. The ASVLF is designed to assist permitted street vendors in the City of Atlanta.

Loans are intended to support the purchase of vending carts which are compliant with the City’s new vending Ordinance. The interest rate will be at 0% with a six month deferment and the loan must be repaid on a monthly basis over a term not to exceed two years.

Eligible Applicants

  • Vendors with a valid City of Atlanta vendors permit
  • Vendors who have no outstanding debts with the city
  • Vendors matching portion must be at least a 1:1 ratio (Proof of cart expenses required)
  • Vendors must complete an application


Direct loans up to $3,000 are available.

Street Vendor Fact Sheet