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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

National Partners

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

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.

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.

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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