The NRGRDA stimulates the regional economy through business expansion and retention efforts, an extensive portfolio of financial services, management of sites for new companies, and serving as a point of access for local service providers.
The NRGRDA stimulates the regional economy through business expansion and retention efforts, including an extensive portfolio of financial services, the management of sites for new companies locating to our region, and serving as a point of access for local service providers which offer a variety of technical assistance for business owners.
We acknowledge that healthy and vibrant communities create greater potential for economic development, therefore we have partnered with the Cooperative Extension Service at West Virginia State University to provide Community Development specialists in each of our four counties. These trained professionals work to assist the communities within the New River Gorge region in areas related to Main Street revitalization, community beautification, strategic planning, historic preservation, grant writing, non-profit management, tourism development and the advancement entrepreneurial activity. Through being active members of local communities, our specialists serve as invaluable connections between our organization and the region we serve.
Stimulate Regional Initiatives
The New River Gorge serves as an incubator for new organizations and projects that serve the good of the entire region, provide structure for resource access, and/or amplify the involvement within certain areas of regional development.