NVDA serves the 55 municipalities in this northeastern corner of Vermont as the Regional Planning Commission. We assist with regional and municipal land use and Transportation Planning.
NVDA also serves the businesses in the Kingdom and encourages sustainable economic growth as the Regional Economic Development Corporation.
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As the Regional Planning Commission, NVDA assists municipalities, organizations, committees and individuals with a wide variety of planning and technical services.As the Regional Development Corporation, NVDA works on infrastructure improvements, assists companies relocating to the area, helps existing businesses to grow, and administers revolving loan funds.
Better Connections (BC) Program
aligns state and local investments to increase transportation options, build resilience, and strengthen economic vitality in Vermont’s community centers. The BC Program is funded through the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans), in partnership with the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development (ACCD) . Municipalities annually compete for approximately $200,000 in projects funds. A 10% local cash match is required.
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Grants to Grow Vermont's Recreation Economy
The Vermont Outdoor Recreation Communities (VOREC) pilot grant program will award grant funding from $10,000 up to $100,000 to help communities leverage their local outdoor recreation assets to support small businesses. Visit the website for guidelines. For more information contact Becca.email@example.com. VOREC grant deadline is December 14th.
Workforce Development: Community-Based Strategies
December 5, 9:30 am-3:00 pm, Hotel Coolidge, White River Junction
The Vermont Community Development Association (VCDA) Fall Conference will focus on the number of businesses, agencies, organizations, and communities that are actively exploring strategies to support Vermont's workforce. Registration will be open soon. For more information contact Theresa Bachand (802) 229-9111 or firstname.lastname@example.org.