SCOTT COUNTY EDA MISSION, VISION AND PRIORITIES

Mission Statement
We are a catalyst for economic development in order to create employment opportunities, increase the tax base, and diversify the economic quality of life for all Scott County citizens.

Vision Statement
By building a solid reputation, including integrity, teamwork, and communication, we are the number one localityfor your business.

Priorities
Market the County
Develop Sites for Business, Tourism & Housing
Coordinate with Other Boards
Assist, Retain, and Grow Existing Business Partners
Diversification of Economic Base

Virginia Small Business Financing
Authority (VSBFA)

The VSBFA helps Virginia's start-up,
existing & prospective businesses through an extensive portfolio of financing programs. The Authority helps Virginia's financial institutions offer business loans that they might not be able to offer without assistance from this program. The VSBFA also offers grants to individual investors in qualifying small businesses. Finincing programs can provide:
* Direct loans for economic dev. projects
* Cash collateral and loan guanties to help
banks lend to small businesses
* Microloans, child care loans, & investment grants to small businesses
* Cash collateral, loan guaranties, direct loans, and microloans for existing businesses, minority owned businesses, and tourism businesses
* A child care financing program for licensed child care centers & family-home providers
* Bond financing for small manufacturers & 501(c)3 non-profits

For more information, please click here to visit their website.

 

 

Welcome t oScott County, Virginia..."We're a Natural"

 

LOOKING FOR A JOB? For job openings listed with the Norton Office of the VEC that will be updated each week or visit the Virginia Workforce Connection website at www.vawc.virginia.gov

Click Here for Virginia Labor Market Information

Employers- The Norton VEC can pre-screen job applicants and post your job openings on the VA. Workforce Connection Website. Contact the Norton VEC at 276-679-9413

Scott Co. EDA & Chamber of Commerce Meetings Special Notices

Scott Co. Economic Development Authority





 

Scott Co. Chamber of Commerce

Plan a visit to Scott County. Visit the Scott County Tourism Website

 

Information on the EDA's revolving loan program for small, rural businesses.

 


Early history of Scott County


 

RFP's are being solicited for the creation of a
prospectus and marketing materials to promote specific
federally recognized Opportunity Zones within the
Lonesome Pine Regional Industrial Facilities
Authority Region. Click here for the full RFP.

~ NEW ~
The LENOWISCO Regional Grant 2nd Round Funding
applications are now available. Applications
are due by November 5th. Click Here to access
the application.

SCOTT CO. BRIDGING THE GAP COVID-19 LOAN PROGRAM
CLICK HERE FOR THE PRESS RELEASE

The October meeting of the Scott County EDA will be held
on Wednesday, October 21st at 6pm in the board room of the
Scott County Administrative Offices located at 190 Beech
Street, Suite 201, in Gate City, VA. All meetings are open
to the public.

TO APPLY FOR A VIRGINIA 30 DAY FORGIVEABLE LOAN,
Click here to visit the websiite

An information sheet with additional resources related
to the COVID-19 Crisis can be found here

The SBA has approved Virginia's Emergency Declaration and Request
for Funds. Businesses may now apply using this link if seeking financial
assistance related to the impact of COVID-19

https://disasterloan.sba.gov/ela/

The U.S. Congress has also passed the CARES Act. Please see the
attached guidance document summary
from Senator Pillion's office

The Scott Co. Economic Development Authority Receives TVA Rural Certified Communities Designation! Read More Here

"Scott County is a Natural for Your Business"

Scott County is located in the beautiful rolling hills of the Appalachian Valley in the southwestern part of Virginia. With 539 square miles and a population of 23,403, Scott County borders the state of Tennessee. Our county has much to offer whether you are looking for a new residential location, an industrial location, or just a nice place to visit.

Existing industries and technology based businesses such as TeleTech, OnePartner, VFP, Inc., Tempur Production, and Komatsu , prove that we have the business-friendly location and dedicated workforce needed for success. Please contact us for more information on how our location can benefit your company’s expansion.

Riverside Development Weber City, Va
Click herefor more information on this
exciting new opportunity!

"Crooked Road Tech Center"
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