Partner Resources

Appalachian Regional Commission

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

Economic Development Administration

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.

Just Transition Fund

The Just Transition Fund is dedicated to helping coal-affected communities build strong, resilient, and diversified new energy economies.

Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission

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.

Virginia Tourism Corporation

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.

The Friends of Southwest Virginia works across a 19 county, four city and 53 town region to preserve, promote and present the cultural and natural assets, click here for more information on visiting our region.