Welcome to WVEDC.org

The West Virginia Economic Development Council was created to bring the various economic development professionals and organizations from around the state together to share and collaborate on common programs and issues. WVEDC promotes activities to retain and expand current business and industry in West Virginia and to attract new business and industry to West Virginia. WVEDC is the only professional organization in the State with the sole functions of promoting economic development and serving economic development professionals across West Virginia. Please browse our site to find out more about our commitment to the communities, businesses, and economy of West Virginia. Thank you, and enjoy your visit.

August 28, 2017

WVEDC Board of Directors Meeting

The WVEDC Board of Directors will meet Monday, August 28 at 11:00 a.m. at the Spilman Center in Charleston.

September 24, 2017

WVEDC Board of Directors

The WVEDC Board of Directors will meet Sunday, September 24 at 4:00 p.m. at Glade Springs Resort.

September 20 2017

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September 20 2017

FY18 EPA Brownfields Grant Guidelines Now Available! Applications due November 16, 2017 The EPA brownfields assessment and cleanup grants were made available on September 16, 2017. Successful applicants can use the grants to empower communities to prevent, inventory, assess, clean up, and reuse brownfield sites. View the guidelines for Cleanup, Assessment, and RLF grants at the Office of Land and Emergency management Grants and Funding page. The West Virginia Brownfields Assistance Centers will be assisting communities with the submittal of these EPA Brownfields Grants. Please contact Patrick Kirby: or George Carico: if you have plans to submit a grant application, need grant assistance, grant review, or have other questions about this opportunity. https://www.epa.gov/grants/office-land-and-emergency-management-grants-and-funding

September 20 2017

WV Considering to consolidate Regional Planning & Development Councils: The WV State Department of Commerce officials are looking to consolidate the state’s regional planning groups from 11 down to seven to operate more efficiently, officials said on Monday.