In 2016, the board certified nine distinct GO Virginia regions across the commonwealth. These regions consist of nine to 18 localities that share similar economic development and workforce needs.
This page provides resources for the regional councils and their support organizations for the implementation of the GO Virginia program and related initiatives.
This interactive map provides background on all GO Virginia projects approved by the GO Virginia Board to date.
GO Virginia works with partners at the state, regional and local levels to advance opportunities for growth in every region of the Commonwealth.
The Virginia Growth and Opportunity Foundation is a private, 501(c)(3) organization that provides support to the state board and the nine regional councils by helping to collect and disseminate best practices relating to regional economic and workforce development, and to build expertise and working groups around priority initiatives as identified by the board.
Virginia Career Works is the unified state workforce system in Virginia, serving as the vital link between meaningful employment and growing businesses.
The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP) encourages, stimulates and supports development and expansion of the commonwealth’s economy.
The Virginia Research Investment Committee (VRIC) provides funding to support the commercialization of the product(s) or services resulting from academic research.
The Office of Telework Promotion and Broadband Assistance (OTPBA) works to encourage public- and private-sector efforts in the deployment of telework policy and strives to eliminate the barriers that are preventing broadband from becoming accessible and affordable throughout the commonwealth.
GENEDGE is a public business consulting organization providing Virginia’s industrial and manufacturing sectors access to expert business solutions typically only accessible to larger companies.
The Center for Innovative Technology (CIT) creates technology-based economic development strategies to accelerate innovation, imagination and the next generation of technology and technology companies.