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GO Virginia Region 3 Council adopts strategy

The GO Virginia Region 3 Council announces the launch of its Region 3 Entrepreneur & Innovation Investment Strategy.

Developed by the team of Mid-Atlantic Broadband Communities Corporation (MBC) and the Longwood Office of Community and Economic Development (LOCED), the strategy provides the council a framework to utilize its resources to invest in projects that support business formation in the region.

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Source: The Gazette-Virginian

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Grant Database is Live

Find a list of additional resources to support your projects in GO Virginia’s Grants Database.

In addition to the GO Grants that are awarded by the GO Virginia State Board and research-related grant funds awarded by the Virginia Research Investment Committee (VRIC) there are many other grant opportunities in Virginia and from the federal government through its agencies.

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US Small Business Administration

$3M in Grants go to Mid-Atlantic Small Business Innovators

Source: Brunswick Times-Gazette


The U.S. Small Business Administration granted up to $125,000 each to 24 R&D-focused small businesses through the Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program administered by the agency’s Office of Innovation & Technology. FAST increases participation for small businesses in underserved communities in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Programs.

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GO Virginia Region 3 seeks project ideas for economic resiliency and recovery

The GO Virginia State Board has approved modifications to its grant program that will enhance the capability of GO Virginia Region 3 to invest in projects that lead to economic resiliency and recovery. At its April 17, 2020 Board meeting, the State Board approved additional funding for each Regional Council to support project applications that lead to high-impact grant proposals.

Read more information: HERE

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Go Virginia Region 3 Meeting

The Southern Virginia GO Region 3 Executive Committee will meet on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The meeting is open to the public.

The public may join in virtually via Zoom. Get the meeting agenda and Zoom details: HERE

Taste of Brunswick Festival 2020 Canceled

Taste of Brunswick Festival 2020 Canceled

Source: Lake Gaston Local

Excerpt: After much deliberation, the Taste of Brunswick Festival committee announced with heavy hearts that there will not be a Taste of Brunswick Festival this year due to safety concerns surrounding COVID-19.

The committee and local officials have all agreed that, as an event that regularly attracts thousand of attendees, it is in the best interest of our community that we postpone until next year.

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