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Welcome to the Economic Development Site

Since 1985 the Crater Planning District Commission has served as the economic development district for the region.


Crater PDC RFP Virginia Housing PDC Housing Development Grant

Crater PDC RFP Virginia Housing PDC Housing Development Grant August 1, 2022 The Crater Planning District Commission (CPDC) is accepting Requests for Proposal (RFP) for Track 2 of a housing development program using a new source of funding through Virginia Housing. ...

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Public Notice 2022 CEDS Report Review

Public Notice The Crater Economic Development District (EDD) has developed and maintains a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS). The CEDS is the result of a planning process designed to help guide the economic growth within the Crater region. Each year...

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The major focus of Crater Planning District Commission’s work program is economic, industrial and small business development, reflecting the priorities which have been established by the member localities.

Crater PDC as an economic development district has developed and maintains a Comprehensive Economic Strategy (CEDS) to support economic growth within the region.

Crater PDC manages two loan programs 1) Business Continuity Loan Program, 2) Revolving Loan Fund Program

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