For Immediate Release: March 18, 2021 Contacts: Jay Langston, PhD Executive Director, Shenandoah Valley Partnership JLangston@theShenandoahValley.com 540.568.3259 Ashley Shickle Program Coordinator, GO Virginia Region 8 Coordinator@GOVirginiaRegion8.org 540.209.5107 SHENANDOAH VALLEY – The Virginia Initiative for Growth & Opportunity (GO Virginia) Board awarded the Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP) $821,000 to improve six sites in GO Virginia Region […]
SBDCs launch COVID-19 recovery initiative to promote economic stability, sustainability, and growth. Date: October 12, 2010 SV SBDC Contact: Joyce Krech, (540)568-3227, firstname.lastname@example.org LF SBDC Contact: Christine Kriz, (540)868-7094, email@example.com The GO Virginia State board has approved an $81,813 grant proposal submitted by a regional partnership between Harrisonburg Economic Development, Frederick County Economic Development, Shenandoah […]
Date: September 2, 2020 CSPDC Contact: Rachel Salatin, firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-885-5174 ext. 107 Elizabeth McCarty, email@example.com or 540-885-5174 ext. 108 The Agricultural Enterprise Center Feasibility Study will determine if a certified, commercial, shared-use facility in the central Shenandoah Valley is possible, practical and viable. If brought to fruition, this multi-use facility is expected to support […]
Date: June 24, 2020 For more information contact: Rachel Haddad Phone: (540) 213-0333 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Shenandoah Valley, VA – The GO Virginia State board approved the grant proposal submitted by the Staunton Creative Community Fund and multiple Shenandoah Valley partners on Tuesday, June 23rd. The proposal will fund virtual acceleration programming, infrastructure buildout, and ecosystem […]
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Announces Over $2.8 Million in GO Virginia Grants
May 1, 2020 ~ Funding to support regional economic development initiatives ~ Richmond – The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) announced today $2,872,931 in Growth and Opportunity for Virginia (GO Virginia) funding for 13 regional projects. The GO Virginia Board, which includes key members of the Governor’s cabinet, the General Assembly and […]
The GO Virginia Region 8 Council recently implemented a new approach for identifying and prioritizing forthcoming projects to be considered for GO Virginia funding in the new fiscal year commencing in July 2019. To better ensure potential projects are strategically developed across or outside of Region 8 and, also, aligned with the four GO Virginia […]
GO Virginia Region 8 Awards Funding for Talent Solutions Strategy – Initiative will target filling middle- and high-skill workforce gaps.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: December 17, 2018 Contacts: Bonnie Riedesel, (540) 885-5174, email@example.com Faith McClintic, (804) 347-1877, firstname.lastname@example.org HARRISONBURG – The GO Virginia Region 8 Council has approved funding for the Shenandoah Valley Talent Solutions Strategy under the Enhanced Capacity Building category. Enhanced Capacity Building activities support analysis and planning for project development and implementation. […]
The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host a how-to-apply webinar for the Virginia Growth and Opportunity Fund (GO Virginia) for the per capita and competitive grants on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. The webinar will be hosted through the WebEx online platform only. Attendance is open to […]
GO Virginia Region 8 Welcomes New Program Director: Economic and business development professional to provide support for regional council.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 22, 2018 Contacts: George Pace, (540) 476-4561, email@example.com Brandon Davis, (540) 636-8800, firstname.lastname@example.org Bonnie Riedesel, (540) 885-5174, email@example.com HARRISONBURG, VA – The GO Virginia Region 8 Council announced today that economic and business development consultant Faith McClintic was hired as the GO Virginia Program Director for Region 8 starting August 1, 2018. […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 15, 2018 Contacts: Bonnie Riedesel, (540) 885-5174, firstname.lastname@example.org Marlena Jarboe, (540) 453-2344, JarboeM@brcc.edu HARRISONBURG (June 15, 2018) – GO Virginia Region 8 announced today that funding for the public-private Cyber Security Workforce Development and Jobs Program submitted in round four of project grants to the state GO Virginia Board has been approved. […]