The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is a 28-member body created by the 1999 General Assembly. Its mission is the promotion of economic growth and development in tobacco-dependent communities, using proceeds of the national tobacco settlement. To date, the Commission has awarded 2,102 grants totaling more than $1.1 billion across the tobacco region of the Commonwealth, and has provided $309 million in indemnification payments to tobacco growers and quota holders.
The Tobacco Commission is now accepting applications for the position of Deputy Director. For more information regarding the position, including how to apply, please see the link below.
Please note that only complete applications submitted through this portal will be accepted.
AMTHOR INTERNATIONAL TO EXPAND IN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY
Project Will Create 70 New Jobs and $7.1 Million in Investment
Pittsylvania County, VA – Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that Amthor International will expand their tanker truck manufacturing operation in Pittsylvania County. The expansion includes the construction of a new 115,000 square foot production and will create 70 new jobs over 3 years and 90 new jobs over the next 5 years. The expansion will also result in $7.1 million in capital investment.Read More
STATELINE HEART & VASCULAR TO ADD 10 JOBS IN MARTINSVILLE
Martinsville, VA – It was announced today that Stateline Heart & Vascular will open a new office facility to expand their current operations. This expansion will result in the creation of 10 new high paying jobs.
The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is supporting this project with a $120,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund grant.
Tobacco Commission member, Senator Bill Stanley said,Read More
TOBACCO REGION REVITALIZATION COMMISSION MEETS IN RICHMOND
Commission Approves 13 Funding Requests for Projects in Southern and Southwest Virginia
Richmond, VA – The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission met on Tuesday, January 9th to give final approval for 13 funding requests. The 13 requests total more than $13 million and will support projects across Southern and Southwest Virginia. The total funds to be disbursed break down as follows: $9.2 million for economic development in Southside Virginia,Read More