2022-2023 Chesapeake Bay Agriculture Network Forums
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) is hosting a series of forums from November 2022 to February 2023 that will, through interaction with a wide range of stakeholders, discuss emerging trends, topics, challenges and opportunities to collectively move towards greater agricultural sustainability.
We All Count – Encouraging Equity in Data Evaluation
On December 1, 2022 from 3 – 4:30 p.m. a free webinar, hosted the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve Virginia, will be held to provide information on properly using and evaluating equity data within our planning and project evaluation actions.
Funding Opportunities - (November 2022)
Below is a list of funding opportunities that you can take a part in. Click on the website links to learn more about the application process and any additional grant program information.
$500,000 EPA Brownfields Grant Awarded
The CVPDC has received a $500,000 Brownfields Assessment Grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) Region 3.
CVPDC Receives Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Grant
The CVPDC has received a $75,000 from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Chesapeake Bay Small Watershed Planning and Technical Assistance Grant program.
CVPDC to Develop Regional Resiliency Plan
The CVPDC received a $54,000 Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund award from the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR), matched by $6,000 local funds, to develop a Regional Resiliency Plan.
CVPDC to Lead Regional Housing Needs Analysis
The CVPDC, in partnership with Lynchburg City and Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford and Campbell counties, were awarded a $100,000 grant from Virginia Housing Development Authority (Virginia Housing), a leading Commonwealth agency advancing fair and safe housing, to execute a comprehensive data-driven housing study to identify housing needs, gaps, and present program and policy recommendations to encourage development of affordable and diverse housing options throughout the region.
CVPDC Helps Fund New Affordable Housing Development in Lynchburg
CVPDC has funded a new housing project for Rush Homes, named Florida Terrace.
CVPDC Welcomes Alec Brebner as New Executive Director
The Central Virginia Planning District Commission (CVPDC) welcomes Alec Brebner as the new executive director, effective June 1.