Archive for the ‘Downtown’ Category

City of Lynchburg Honored with Virginia Economic Development Award for Lynchburg Innovation Week
Posted By carrot on April 04, 2017
The City of Lynchburg was selected to receive a 2017 Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) from the Virginia Economic Developers Association for Lynchburg Innovation Week. The awards were presented last week at…
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Authority Receives State Grant for Brownfields Assessment Project
Posted By carrot on March 17, 2017
The Lynchburg Economic Development Authority has been awarded a Virginia Brownfields Restoration and Economic Redevelopment Assistance Fund (VBAF) Site Assessment and Planning grant to support assessment of five (5) adjacent parcels,…
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City Hosts First Create Lynchburg Conference for Arts Entrepreneurs
Posted By carrot on February 10, 2017
The City of Lynchburg, in partnership with the Small Business Development Center at CVCC and the Academy Center of the Arts, hosted the first Create Lynchburg conference on January 27-28, 2017. The Create Lynchburg…
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City of Lynchburg’s Office of Economic Development Releases 2015-2016 Annual Report (Part 2/2)
Posted By carrot on August 25, 2016
Economic Development Programs The Office of Economic Development works to build a range of local programs and incentives to create and retain jobs, improve Lynchburg's infrastructure and assets, and invest in…
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Lynchburg Innovation Week 2016 Draws Hundreds of Business Professionals
Posted By carrot on July 11, 2016
Between June 2nd - 4th, hundreds of local business professionals gathered downtown at the Riverviews Artspace to celebrate the city's first Lynchburg Innovation Week. The 3-day event featured a wide…
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Lynchburg business grant winner and CO.STARTERS grad to open new bakery shop downtown
Posted By carrot on July 06, 2016
Tarsha Joyner, Founder of Mrs. Joy's Absolutely Fabulous Treats, accepting Community Business Launch grant for $7,500 at the 2016 Lynchburg Innovation Week. This summer, Tarsha Joyner, the winner of the Food Network's…
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Good Karma Tea wins $10,500 grant to launch new retail storefront
Posted By carrot on June 14, 2016
Good Karma Tea and Wellness Co. has been in business in Lynchburg for nearly two years, but it's about to open a new, larger retail and wellness space downtown with the help…
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3 New Local Businesses In Lynchburg, VA Started By CO.STARTERS Graduates
Posted By carrot on June 07, 2016
Local entrepreneurs met every week for the nine-week CO.STARTERS training session in Lynchburg, Virginia. This month, 22 local entrepreneurs graduated from Lynchburg's first CO.STARTERS training program. The nine-week intensive training…
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Lynchburg Innovation Week
Posted By carrot on May 18, 2016
What is this? Lynchburg Innovation Week is a 3-day series of events designed to highlight our business community, inspire citizens to take an active role in growing our City, and…
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City of Lynchburg Awarded an Industrial Revitalization Fund Grant for Academy of Music Theatre
Posted By carrot on March 02, 2016
On Monday, Governor McAuliffe announced that the Lynchburg Economic Development Authority was awarded a grant for $186,000 from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development’s Industrial Revitalization Fund (IRF)…
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