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Cost-Share Funding Opportunity for Stream Exclusion Fence Lines

June 28, 2022

Open to all that have excluded livestock from streams.

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Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development incentivizes home ownership

August 2, 2021

The Virginia Individual Development Accounts (VIDA) program helps qualified individuals save for a down payment on a home.

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Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB) enrollment opens May 12, 2021

May 10, 2021

Will provide a discount of up to $50 per month towards broadband service for eligible households.

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SBA Announces $28.6 Billion RRF Application Opening

April 28, 2021

Prioritizes women, vets, & socially and economically disadvantaged individuals

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FREE Full Tuition Scholarships available for 10th – 12th graders

December 9, 2020

Build Smart Institute has been awarded full scholarship funding for 10th – 12th graders. Apply Today!

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Bedford County expands Back to Business CARES grant program for small businesses

October 28, 2020

Phase 2 round will assist companies with gross revenues between $3million – $20million.

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Farmers Markets meet community demand for local foods

October 20, 2020

— Bedford Farmers Market exceeds 450 attendees for season — Forest Farmers Market tops $400,000 in local sales The Ag Board heard a report this month from the Market Managers of the Forest Farmers Market and the Bedford Farmers Market. They stated they have seen increased visitors at the markets this year due to the […]

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Annual Joint Meeting Held on October 13

October 16, 2020

Bedford County is showing signs up an upturn following the peak of the Coronavirus closings and disruptions.

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Rebuild VA Expanded Eligibility and New Guidelines

September 29, 2020

Rebuild VA has expanded its eligibility criteria to allow more small businesses to apply.

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Agritourism Education Series

May 18, 2020

Join the Virginia Cooperative Extension office for this on-line educational series designed for the Agritourism industry in Virginia. These sessions are open to agritourism producers, industry personnel or anyone wanting to learn more about agritourism. All sessions will be recorded and posted on the Virginia Agritourism page on Facebook and on the Virginia Cooperative Extension […]

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