Eastern Shore of Virginia Housing Alliance is a non-profit Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) which focuses on preparing Eastern Shore residents for the responsibilities of homeownership. The Alliance also continues its vital work in reconstructing and rehabilitating houses that have no indoor plumbing. Flyer.
The second round of the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program will open on Thursday, October 22. The HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program will fund solutions that help small business owners respond and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic, and also help to revitalize and strengthen older and historic downtown commercial districts. Grants of $5,000 to $15,000 will be awarded on a competitive and first-come, first-served basis. A minimum of 50 percent of grants will benefit diverse-owned businesses, as defined by the Small Business Administration as minority, woman, veteran, disabled, and/or LGBTQ-owned.
October 19, 2020 – 12:30pm – Virginia Economic Developers Association/Virginia Economic Development Partnership impactED with Speakers Glenn Youngkin, Co-Founder and Chair of Virginia Ready, and Stephen Moret, President & CEO of Virginia Economic Development Partnership REGISTER
October 22, 2020 – 12:00 pm – Rebuild & Reimagine: COVID-19’s Impact on Plans for New Real Estate Development. Join Virginia Community Capital, McGuireWoods Consulting, and VEDA for a conversation with real estate developers Ed Walker and Dave McCormack on October 22, at 12 pm. Known for their catalytic projects and innovative approaches to rehab and reuse developments, these two developers will share their experience with COVID-19, how it has impacted their current work, and how they are adjusting their approach to future projects. REGISTER
November 9, 2020 – Webinar: Getting Your Business Financially Fit! (Session 2) – When you own a small business, every choice you make, from how you spend money, to how much you charge for services, makes a difference! Join us as we discuss The 8 C’s of Turning a Decline to an Approval for a Business Loan and Managing Your Personal and Business Credit Score REGISTER
November 10, 2020 – 9 am – 12 pm – Virginia Economic Developers Association Virtual Media Relations Training REGISTER
November 16-17, 2020 – Virginia Institute for Economic Development Virginia Industrial Development Authorities Institute REGISTER
November 19, 2020 – Financial Strategies Workshop – Tools to Help Your Business Become Efficient and Profitable – This workshop focuses on businesses beyond “Start-Up” but still considered a “new” business (1-3 years). Session 2 of a 3-part series. REGISTER
November 23, 2020 – Hampton Roads/Eastern Shore Region: Virtual One-on-One Business Counseling – One-on-one counseling sessions on how to do business with Virginia state agencies and how to access business development resources, including SWaM Certification and State financing programs. These 1 hour sessions are by appointment only. REGISTER
November 30, 2020 – Hampton Roads/Eastern Shore Region: Virtual One-on-One Business Counseling – One-on-one counseling sessions on how to do business with Virginia state agencies and how to access business development resources, including SWaM Certification and State financing programs. These 1 hour sessions are by appointment only. REGISTER
December 2, 2020 – Financial Strategies Workshop: Planning Your Business Exit Strategy – This workshop focuses on business owners considering an exit strategy … planning to sell or transfer ownership of the business to an investor/other company or pass it down to family. Session 3 of a 3-part series. REGISTER
December 8, 2020 – 9 am – 12 pm – Virginia Economic Developers Association Virtual Media Relations Training REGISTER