CEDS

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Notice to the Public Comment Period for Economic Development Strategy   The Northern Neck Planning District Commission (NNPDC) seeks public review and comment on the Northern Neck Economic Development District’s Draft 2022-2027 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) document. The CEDS is a guide to understand and improve the regional economy…

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Regional Public Recreation Survey

A crowd-sourced survey available to anyone who lives in Virginia. It will provide useful information about the activities and desires of outdoor recreation for all Virginians. Please click HERE to participate, and thank you!  

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White Stone Revitalization

The Town of Warsaw received a $1,000,000 grant from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to revitalize its business district based on the White Stone Business District Revitalization Plan. The project began in September of 2021. 1 – Business District Revitalization Activities Façade improvements centered at the…

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Northern Neck Broadband Project

Governor Northam Celebrates Groundbreaking on Northern Neck Broadband Project Partnership will deliver universal internet access to region, connecting approximately 7,200 unserved locations WARSAW (July 8, 2021)—Governor Ralph Northam today joined Dominion Energy Virginia, All Points Broadband, and Northern Neck Electric Cooperative to celebrate the groundbreaking on the first phase of…

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Northern Neck Heritage Area

Warner, Kaine & Wittman Introduce Bipartisan, Bicameral Legislation to Protect Historic Resources and Generate Economic Activity in the Northern Neck Jun 24 2021   WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA), along with U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA), introduced legislation to preserve invaluable local resources and help generate…

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Septic Pump-Out Project

Since 2005, the Northern Neck Planning District Commission (NNPDC) has administered grants through the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to provide financial assistance to low- and moderate-income (LMI) households and allow them to comply with septic-tank pump-out requirements. As part of the application process, the NNPDC must verify an…

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U.S. Department of Commerce Invests $365,000 in the Northern Neck

$365,000 in CARES Act Funding to Boost Economic Development Programs Critical to Helping the Northern Neck Region of Virginia Respond to Coronavirus Thursday, July 2, 2020 WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $365,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the Northern Neck…

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Working Waterfronts

They are properties that support commercial and recreational fishing, boat building, shipping and rail yards, aquaculture, national defense, public safety, marine research, offshore energy production, and other water-related commercial and recreational activities. Tour the Story Map View the Video How to Start a Shellfish Aquaculture Operation in Virginia   Learn…

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COVID-19 Resources for Small Businesses

Economic Injury Disaster Loans – Are Virginia Small Companies Eligible?  YES What is it?  The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering designated states and territories low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). EIDL loans are 30 year…

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Go Virginia

The Virginia Initiative for Growth and Opportunity (GO Virginia) was initiated by the Virginia Business Higher Education Council (VBHEC) and the Council on Virginia’s Future to foster private-sector growth and job creation through state incentives for regional collaboration by business, education, and government. Recognizing the harsh effect of deep federal…

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