Staunton is part of a connected, motivated, and supportive business community. Together, we offer the tools to help you fulfill your entrepreneurial vision and provide networking and other resources for your business.
|The Shenandoah Valley Partnership (SVP) works with public and private partners at the local, regional, and state level to develop an economic climate for business success throughout the Shenandoah Valley.|
|The Virginia Economic Development Partnership (VEDP), also known as Yes Virginia, is a state authority designed to better serve those seeking a prime business location and increased trade opportunities. The organization fosters increased expansion of the Commonwealth's economy.|
|The Staunton Creative Community Fund (SCCF) helps entrepreneurs develop and grow their ideas into local businesses. Its mission is to connect people, cultivate ideas and identify resources to grow Staunton's local economy.|
|The Staunton Downtown Development Association (SDDA) is a nationally accredited Main Street program. It is a non-profit, volunteer-based association whose mission is to enhance downtown Staunton’s economic environment as a center of commerce while maintaining the character and integrity of the city’s Downtown Service District.|
|The SBDC is one of 29 centers across Virginia providing professional business advice, training, and information resources to help grow and strengthen local businesses.|
|The Shenandoah Valley Workforce Development Board (SVWDB) acts as a catalyst to provide seamless services among various workforce programs and provides community leadership around workforce issues and provides oversight and administration of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) in the Shenandoah Valley.|
|Staunton's Tourism Department increases awareness of the City of Staunton as a visitor destination through a collective sales and marketing approach that stimulates overnight stays, enhances visitor spending and ultimately produces a substantial economic impact for the City of Staunton.|