Deadlines and Announcements
The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is a 28-member body created by the 1999 General Assembly. Its mission is the promotion of economic growth and development in formerly tobacco-dependent communities, using proceeds of the national tobacco settlement. To date, the Commission has created tens of thousands of jobs and hundreds of millions of dollars of investment in Southern and Southwest Virginia.
TOBACCO REGION REVITALIZATION COMMISSION MEETS IN BLACKSTONE
APPROVED PROJECTS CONTINUE THE COMMISSION’S SUPPORT OF AGRICULTURE, WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT, SITE PREPARATION AND MORE IN SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
Blackstone, VA – The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission held its third and final meeting of the year on Thursday, October 12th, in Blackstone. The Commission approved 22 funding requests in support of a variety of organizations and initiatives across Southern and Southwest Virginia.Read More
TOBACCO REGION REVITALIZATION COMMISSION MEETS IN ABINGDONAPPROVED PROJECTS CONTINUE THE COMMISSION’S SUPPORT OF EDUCATION AND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS IN SOUTHERN AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
Abingdon, VA – The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission met on Thursday, May 18th, in Abingdon. The Commission approved 11 funding requests for education programs that will support workforce development efforts across Southern and Southwest Virginia. With its 2021-2022 Workforce Financial Aid awards the Commission supported programs that helped 1,268 students gain valuable education and credentials in high demand fields.Read More
3/16/23 FUNDING AVAILABLE TO INCREASE CRITICAL MEAT PROCESSING CAPACITY; KEEP FAMILY FARMS IN BUSINESS
FUNDING AVAILABLE TO INCREASE CRITICAL MEAT PROCESSING CAPACITY; KEEP FAMILY FARMS IN BUSINESSTOBACCO REGION REVITALIZATION COMMISSION HOLDS SPECIAL FUNDING ROUND AIMED AT INCREASING MEAT PROCESSING CAPACITY IN SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA
Abingdon, VA – The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is currently accepting applications for a special funding round aimed at increasing the number of meat processing facilities in Southwest Virginia.
This funding from the Commission seeks to meet the needs of local producers who have made it clear that adequate meat processing capacity does not exist in the region.Read More
TOBACCO REGION REVITALIZATION COMMISSION MEETS IN RICHMOND
APPROVED PROJECTS WILL HELP ATTRACT NEW BUSINESSES AND GENERATE ECONOMIC GROWTH IN THE AGRICULTURE AND TOURISM SECTORS.
Richmond, VA – The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission met on Thursday, January 5th, in Richmond to approve projects that will generate economic growth in the agriculture and tourism sectors as well as help attract new businesses to Southern and Southwest Virginia. The Commission approved 29 funding requests in addition to various extensions and other business including welcoming Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Trade and new Tobacco Commission Acting Executive Director,Read More