State & National Partners

State Partners

Virginia Community Capital’s mission is to support housing and community development ventures, increase jobs, and build sustainable communities by offering flexible financial products and advisory services.

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The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) works with those seeking a prime business location and increased trade opportunities, ultimately fostering increased expansion of the Commonwealth’s economy.

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The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) is committed to creating safe, affordable, and prosperous communities to live, work and do business in Virginia.

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The Virginia Tourism Authority promotes and develops the tourism and motion picture industries to stimulate Virginia’s economy and enhance the quality of life of all Virginians.

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Serving a diverse commonwealth rich in nature and culture, the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation touches all Virginians’ lives. As the state’s lead conservation agency, DCR protects what Virginians care about – open space, clean water, natural habitat, safe infrastructure and access to the outdoors.
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The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission’s goal is the promotion of economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities, using proceeds of the national tobacco settlement.

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National Partners

ARC’s mission is to innovate, partner, and invest to build community capacity and strengthen economic growth in Appalachia.

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The U.S.E.D.A’s mission is to lead the federal economic development agenda by promoting innovation and competitiveness, preparing American regions for growth and success in the worldwide economy.

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The USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on public policy, the best available science, and effective management.

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The U.S. Forest Service mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

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