Deadlines and Announcements

The application period for TRRC’s Talent Attraction Program (student loan repayment) has now closed.
Please take a look at our TAP program page for more info
VDH is also accepting applications through March 31st for their VA-SLRP program
For resources to support a locality, PDC, ISP, or citizens interested in expanding broadband in their community, please go to: www.commonwealthconnect.virginia.gov
Take A Look At What The Commission Has Accomplished Over The Last 20 Years In Our FY 19 Annual Report

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Vaccinate.Virginia.gov or call 1-877-VAX-IN VA.
Language translation and TTY services available

¿Necesita vacunarse? Infórmese de cómo obtener su vacuna visitando Vaccinate.Virginia.gov o llamando 1-877-829-4682. Servicios de traducción y teléfonos de texto (TTY) están disponibles.

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 formerly tobacco-dependent communities, using proceeds of the national tobacco settlement.  To date, the Commission has awarded 2,285 grants totaling more than $1.17B across the tobacco region of the Commonwealth, and has provided $309 million in indemnification payments to tobacco growers and quota holders.

Latest News

1/12/21 TOBACCO REGION REVITALIZATION COMMISSION HOLDS JANUARY MEETING

TOBACCO REGION REVITALIZATION COMMISSION HOLDS JANUARY MEETING

Commission Elects New Leadership and Approves 19 Funding Requests

Richmond, VA – The Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission met electronically on Friday, January 8th and selected Mayor of the Town of South Boston, Edward Owens, as the next Chairman of the Commission and Delegate Lashrecse Aird as Vice-Chair. The Commission also acted on 19 funding requests including projects that will expand broadband access,

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12/10/20 eHealth Technologies to Create New Customer Support Center

160 New Jobs Coming To Scott County

eHealth Technologies to Create New Customer Support Center

Governor Ralph Northam announced today that eHealth Technologies, Inc. will establish a new customer support center in Scott County. The project is expected to create 160 new jobs and includes $375,000 in capital investment. The Tobacco Commission is supporting this project with a $94,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund grant.

Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission Chairman,

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11/17/20 Klöckner Pentaplast to Expand Current Facilities

54 New Jobs Coming to Louisa County and Wythe County

Klöckner Pentaplast to Expand Current Facilities

Governor Northam announced today that Klöckner Pentaplast Group will expand its operations in Louisa County and Wythe County. The two projects will create 54 new jobs and include $68 million in capital investment. 28 jobs will be created at the Louisa County facility with 26 added in Wythe County. The Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission is supporting this project with a $125,000 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund Grant.

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11/12/20 SPIG Industry, LLC To Expand Guardrail Manufacturing Operation

113 New Jobs Coming To Washington CountySPIG Industry, LLC To Expand Guardrail Manufacturing Operation

Governor Ralph Northam announced today that SPIG Industry, LLC, will expand its operation in Washington County. This expansion will create 113 new jobs and includes $7.9 million in capital investment. The expansion will occur at SPIG’s current location in the Bristol-Washington Industrial park and includes three production plants, a welding shop and a new rail spur. The Tobacco Commission is supporting this project with a $99,500 Tobacco Region Opportunity Fund grant.

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