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Welcome to the Crater Economic Development District

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

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 a Revolving Loan Fund Program for small businesses within the region.

Additionally, Crater PDC manages a Housing Development Program for the region. For mor information you may contact Thaddeus Huff, Email:



2/6/2024 SBSD Annual Construction Contractors Conference

Tuesday, February 6th, 2024 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Thomas R. Fulghum Conference Center 13900 Hull Street Road Midlothian, VA 23112 The Virginia Department of Small Business & Supplier Diversity (SBSD) and The Virginia Department of Transportation’s Business Opportunity...

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SBA Announces Major Changes to Its Disaster Lending Program

In August, the U.S. Small Business Administration announced increased support for disaster survivors and small businesses following federally designated disasters. Key changes include: Increased loan limits for primary residences Increased loan limits for personal...

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