Loan Rates

The Georgia United Methodist Foundation's Loan Committee continuously reviews market conditions in order to offer competitive rates to United Methodist churches and nonprofits in Georgia that wish to refinance debt or build, renovate, or expand facilities. The current rates are listed below.

Loan Rates as of March 2023*

  • Permanent Loan Terms Up to 20 Years: 5.25%
  • Construction Loan Terms Generally Up to 1 Year: 5.75%

Contact Us

For more information, please:

1. View our brief video "Why Your Church or Agency Should Choose the Foundation for Your Loan" here

2. Download our Loans with the Foundation brochure here.

3. Contact Jim Pope, Foundation director of lending, at 770-449-6726, 770-841-5163 (cell) or or Lori Tucker, Foundation loan administrator, at 770-449-6726 or

*The minimum loan amount is $25,000. Please note all rates are subject to change without notice. Please contact the Foundation at 770-449-6726 for the current rates.  

Meet Our Loan Administrator 

Lori Tucker

Lori Tucker joined the Georgia United Methodist Foundation staff in March 2017. As loan administrator, she serves as the day-to-day contact for our loan clients by managing loan applications, loan documentation, and account servicing. Previously, Lori served as the Foundation's office assistant. 

Prior to joining our staff, the served as staff accountant at Premier Exhibitions. Her skill sets include 10 years of customer service experience with an expertise in problem-solving and managing daily office functions. Lori also has extensive experience working with and managing groups of volunteers in school and minnistry settings. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Arizona State University.