Financial Services

Your school district's path to fiscal excellence and financial empowerment.

GSBA Financial Services
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Our Services

In partnership with GSBA, the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA) has two financing programs available to school boards: the Direct Lease Program and the Bricks and Mortar Program.

GSBA membership also entitles a district to become a member of the BuyBoard National Purchasing Cooperative for free. Once a district signs up for BuyBoard, the district has the ability to make purchases from an approved list of vendors that have gone through a competitive bidding process.

Financing for Districts

GSBA offers cost-effective finance programs for school districts, partnering with the Georgia Municipal Association since 2011. Together, we’ve provided over $174.8 million in real estate lease financings and $56.3 million in equipment leasing for Georgia schools.

Bricks and Mortar Program

The Bricks and Mortar program offers extensive real estate lease financing solutions to support schools across Georgia. With a focus on cost-effective financing, the program offers districts an opportunity to lease various types of buildings, such as educational facilities and administrative offices.

Direct Lease Financing Program

The Direct Lease Financing Program offers a streamlined and accessible solution for districts to secure essential equipment, including buses, computers, electrical systems, HVAC equipment, and more. With flexible terms and affordable financing, it empowers Georgia entities to secure and maintain critical assets for efficient operations.

By the Numbers

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BuyBoard is a national cooperative purchasing organization dedicated to helping schools and districts streamline their procurement processes. With over two decades of experience, BuyBoard offers a vast marketplace of pre-approved contracts for a wide range of products and services, ensuring access to competitive pricing and compliance with procurement regulations. By leveraging BuyBoard, members can simplify purchasing, save time, and achieve cost-efficiency while supporting their communities.

BuyBoard purchasing cooperative

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Unlock financial empowerment for your school district. Call 888-488-4462 or complete the form to learn more about financial service options provided by the Georgia Municipal Association (GMA), and how they can help support your educational mission.

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