The resources listed below will continue to be updated and added to as we receive more information about programs that could benefit our community. Funding for many of these programs is limited, if not already exhausted, but we encourage businesses to try applying in the event more funding becomes available. If you are aware of any other opportunities or information you would like to see listed here, please let us know.
Virginia Small Business Development Center
Visit https://www.virginiasbdc.org for comprehensive information about starting and growing businesses of all sizes. Locally, we are served by offices in Galax and Abingdon.
Virginia Tourism Corporation
Visit https://www.vatc.org for a wide range of resources to support our travel industry and business partners.
Virginia Department of Agriculture
Virginia Employment Commission
Visit https://virginiacareerworks.com/employers/ for a variety of resources to support businesses and their employment need.
Looking for data on industries, wages, and employment? Visit https://www.virginiaworks.com.
Job Search Resources can also be found on the Virginia Employment Commission's website.
Visit CommonHelp’s website to learn about health care coverage for you and your family. Also apply for help with food, childcare, heating and cooling bills, health care and cash assistance.
Wythe County Partners
Downtown Wytheville is a non-profit organization focused on community development and business district revitalization. Our mission is to make downtown the vibrant heart of community and commerce for the region. We are committed to helping downtown businesses weather the current storm using all the tools at our disposal.
The Joint Industrial Development Authority of Wythe County is a non-profit authority that works to attract new business and industry to our area through asset-based marketing as well as assisting existing businesses of all sizes in growth and success. We work closely with many partners to develop a strong, skilled workforce and training solutions for all types of industry.
The Mount Rogers Regional Partnership represents six partner localities. Along Interstates 81 and 77, the membership consist of Smyth, Wythe, Grayson, Carroll and Bland counties, and the City of Galax. A non-profit Regional Economic Development Organization (REDO) formed to conduct outreach marketing, prospect development, project management and to enhance local economic development efforts.
The Wytheville Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Wytheville) is the official destination marketing organization (DMO) for Wytheville and the surrounding area. The area is marketed under the branding theme of “Wytheville…There’s Only One.” A department of the Town of Wytheville, the Wytheville CVB conducts a robust tourism marketing program to showcase the over 150 tourism-related businesses and attractions in the Wytheville area as well as operating the E. Lee Trinkle Regional Visitors Center and the Wytheville Meeting Center.
The Wytheville-Wythe-Bland Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business membership organization that is committed to promoting a favorable business climate for our members and communities in addition to partnering with other like organizations to make Wythe and Bland Counties a welcoming place to live, work, and play. We strive to be a working advocate within our business communities. COLLABORATION, INNOVATION, RESULTS