In The News

Region One Grant Writing Workshop

GO Virginia Region One is hosting a free grant writing workshop for regional organizations to build capacity for submitting competitive grant proposals for various types of grant opportunities. The workshop is not limited to GO Virginia and will include process, practices, and tools that might apply to a full range of funding opportunities. Catherine Van Noy of Mill Creek Creative will outline the process for grant proposal pursuit including project design and development, project team coordination, and proposal submittal.

GO Virginia Region One Project Approved for Funding

The GO Virginia State Board at their Aug. 14, 2018 meeting, accepted the approval of an enhanced capacity building project that will promote Southwest Virginia’s workforce and bring new jobs to the region.  The SWVA Hub Link proposal was recently recommended by the Region One Council for administrative approval to the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development. The proposal was approved for $27,547 in Per Capita Grant funding, which will provide planning resources to develop the strategic steps required to construct the SWVA Hub Link portal.

GO Virginia Region One Council Member Appointed to Virginia Board of Workforce Development

On Friday, July 27, 2018, Governor Northam announced additional appointments to his Administration. Among those appointed is GO Virginia Region One Council Member, Travis Staton, who has been appointed to the Virginia Board of Workforce Development.


Read the full Governor's release here.

GO Virginia Region One Hosts How-to-Apply Workshops

The GO Virginia Region One Council, which includes the counties of Lee, Scott, Wise, Dickenson, Buchanan, Tazewell, Russell, Smyth, Washington, Wythe, Bland, Grayson, Carroll and the cities of Norton, Bristol and Galax, is accepting applications for funding projects that could boost the region’s economy.

There are multiple opportunities to apply for funding in 2018. Upcoming application deadlines are listed below.

July 9, 2018; September 3, 2018; November 5, 2018