2020 CARES Act Small Business Grants (Norfolk, Hampton, Newport News)

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In August, the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA) announced the agency will award CARES Act Recovery Assistance grants in Virginia. The grants will capitalize and administer Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs) that will provide critical gap financing to … Continued

Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline Grant

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The City of Norfolk will receive a $1,252,500 million grant from the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF) to construct the Lindenwood-Barraud Park Living Shoreline. Matching funds will be provided through the City’s stormwater capital budget. The National Fish and Wildlife … Continued

2018 RISE Coastal Community Resilience Challenge Finalists

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RISE recently announced its seven finalists of the Coastal Community Resilience Challenge. The Challenge sought innovative solutions around major resilience issues that can be demonstrated in the Hampton Roads region of Southeastern Virginia, can be built into sustainable businesses, and … Continued

Newport News Green Foundation Receives Virginia Trees for Clean Water Grant

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The Virginia Department of Forestry recently awarded their Virginia Trees for Clean Water grant to the Newport News Green Foundation. The Foundation plans to use the funds to continue their restoration efforts in the Hilton Ravine. The Virginia Trees for … Continued

Elizabeth River Trail Enhancements – Investments

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The Elizabeth River Trail Foundation recently announced significant investment partners for its $4 million capital campaign. Lead investors include the City of Norfolk ($500,000); Sentara Healthcare ($500,000), TowneBank ($250,000), and PRA Group ($250,000). Additional major donors include Children’s Health System, … Continued