Dec 30 2021

Mountain Lake Lodge leads effort to upgrade the Pearisburg basketball court

A press release from Mountain Lake Lodge. Mountain Lake Lodge leads effort to upgrade the Pearisburg basketball court     Every basketball player knows the value of teamwork.  A team of supporters has launched a project to demonstrate the axiom in a difference sort of way:  They are working together to rebuild and improve the court itself.   In Pearisburg, there’s a popular court that has needed refurbishment...

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Dec 27 2021

New River Valley Small Business Relief Program Reopens!

New River Valley Small Business Relief Program   New River Valley- Small businesses in the New River Valley have access to up to $15,000 for a small business relief program award to combat the impacts of the COVID19 pandemic. The Counties of Floyd, Giles, Pulaski, and Montgomery, along with the City of Radford have jointly established a regional $1.6 million grant fund,...

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New River Valley Small Business Grant Launched

New River Valley Small Business Grant UPDATE: Applications will be accepted through Friday, Feb. 5th at the end of business. The Application Review Committee will then proceed through the necessary follow up and processing procedures. If there are additional funds, a second grant round will be announced and opened.  New River Valley- Small businesses in the New River Valley have access to...

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Aug 10 2020

Giles County Tourism Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing

Giles County Tourism Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant for Tourism Marketing Giles County Tourism has received $10,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) DMO WanderLove Recovery Grant Program, a new grant made available to Virginia’s Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) across the Commonwealth that have been heavily impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic to fund recovery marketing initiatives. $866,504...

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Giles County VATI Grant Application Public Notice

Giles County intends to apply for a 2019 Virginia DHCD Virginia Telecommunications Initiative grant to support the deployment of fixed wireless broadband service in the White Gate, Wolf Creek, and Route 100 areas of the county.   Giles County, located in the New River Valley of Southwest Virginia, has adopted a vision to bring 21st century broadband connectivity to all stakeholders in...

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Jun 26 2018

New River Valley Receives Grant for Agritourism Marketing

New River Valley Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing   Governor Ralph Northam announced recently that Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski counties received $2,500 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation Marketing Leverage Program grant fund. In total VTC awarded more than $840,000 for 56 tourism marketing projects across the state to help increase visitation and revenue for Virginia’s localities through tourism.   The grants...

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Feb 01 2018

Giles County Receives $10,000 Grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation “Crush Friday” Program Marketing Fund

Giles County Receives $10,000 Grant from Virginia Tourism Corporation “Crush Friday” Program Marketing Fund   Giles County announced that it has received a $10,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) “Crush Friday Program” grant fund. “Crush Friday” is part of VTC’s ongoing efforts to support U.S. Travel’s “Project: Time Off” initiative, encouraging citizens to utilize unused vacation days. In total, VTC...

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$2.149 Million in Community Development Block Grants

Governor McAuliffe Announces $2.149 Million in Community Development Block Grants   RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $2,149,346 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for four projects in Virginia. This funding will support projects that improve sewer infrastructure and foster economic development in localities across the Commonwealth.   “This program has long been providing funding for projects that improve the quality of life...

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$3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants

Governor McAuliffe Announces $3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants   ~Grants help create hundreds of jobs, expand health care, and diversify economy in Appalachian Region~   RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced he is recommending $3,142,588 in Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grants for ten projects in the Appalachian Region of Virginia, which encompasses 25 counties and eight independent cities in Southwest Virginia. ARC will...

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Nov 29 2017

“Keep Virginia Beautiful” Grant Awarded to Giles County

Giles County Awarded “Keep Virginia Beautiful” Grant   Giles Administration was pleased to learn a few months ago that they would be recipients of a Keep Virginia Beautiful – 30 Grants in Thirty Days program grant.  Giles had applied for funding in the recycling category.   The project award enabled construction of monofilament and fluorocarbon fishing line recycling tubes for all boat ramps on...

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