VCC Workshops


It takes more than capital.

In addition to offering flexible financing solutions, the community development experts at VCC frequently host workshops covering a variety of topics. These workshops are always free and open to the public. If you can’t make it to an event, don’t worry! We will always post the recording on our website.

Virginia Fresh Food Loan Fund Information Session

Launched in 2013, the Virginia Fresh Food Loan Fund (VFFLF) is a $10 million revolving loan fund to address food access issues in Virginia’s urban and rural communities. The VFFLF aims to increase access to healthy food by attracting food retail projects into underserved communities and supporting local agriculture and food enterprises.

During this session, you'll hear more about VCC's Virginia Fresh Food Loan Fund and other federal, state, and local funding resources for food-based businesses.

Presenter: Lauren DeSimone, Community Innovation Advisor, Virginia Community Capital
Date: Wednesday, October 19th
Time: 12pm

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2023 Noon Knowledge Lunch Series

Bring your lunch and join us as we offer practical, inspiring, and interactive webinars.

The Noon Knowledge series is a FREE professional development program presented by the Virginia Highlands Small Business Incubator, Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Virginia Community Capital, and the Town of Abingdon. It is designed for all entrepreneurs and professionals interested in building skills in a variety of areas. Sessions are typically 60-90 minutes.

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