COVID-19 Information for Central Virginia

GO Virginia Piedmont Opportunity Corridor (Region 9)

March 11, 2020: Nominations are being accepted for the GO Virginia Region 9 Council until May 15, 2020. To nominate a business leader review the Region 9 Council Information Packet and then submit either the Chamber of Commerce Nomination Form or the At-Large Private Sector Nomination Form.

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GO Virginia Economic Resiliency and Recovery Grant Program
GO Virginia is prepared to pivot $14.66M in statewide competitive funds (PY20) to respond to the unprecedented economic conditions facing Virginia due to the near and long-term effects of the coronavirus on regional economies. This initiative will focus resources on economic resiliency and recovery while staying true to the GO Virginia mission. For more information, click here.

What is GO Virginia?

The Virginia Initiative for Growth & Opportunity in each Region or “GO Virginia” is economic development initiative launched by the Virginia Business Higher Education Council and the Council on Virginia’s Future to help generate private-sector growth and job opportunities in the Commonwealth.

GO Virginia offers grant funding to encourage collaboration between private industry, higher education, and local governments to produce results that will grow and diversify the regional economies — and ultimately the Commonwealth.

Grant funding is available for qualified projects that impact one or more of the nine GO Virginia Regions. For more information on GO Virginia and other regions go to the GO Virginia website.

GO Virginia Region 9

Also known as the Piedmont Opportunity Corridor, Region 9 includes eleven localities including, the City of Charlottesville, and the Counties of Albemarle, Culpeper, Fauquier, Fluvanna, Greene, Louisa, Madison, Nelson, Orange, and Rappannhock.


Shannon Holland, GO Virginia Director – Region 9, Central Virginia Partnership for Economic Development

Telephone:  434.979.5610 ext. 103


Call (434) 979-5610