Information and Tools to Help your Business Grow

Grow Waynesboro is committed to helping Waynesboro entrepreneurs grow and flourish. To find out more about finding and funding Waynesboro’s entrepreneursclick here.

SMALL BUSINESS LOANS

Waynesboro Economic Development Authority Revolving Loan Fund

  • Short term low interest loans: 3% for up to 3 years with a maximum of $15,000

Waynesboro Community Development Block Grant

  • Small businesses in the downtown program area are eligible for loans

Staunton Creative Community Fund

  • Offers financing, business plan development and training


WORKFORCE TRAINING AND BUSINESS ASSISTANCE

Shenandoah Valley Partnership training database

  • Searchable database of regional providers of workforce training

Workforce Investment Board Programs

  • Grants for employees and employers for training

Small Business Development Center

  • Offers business plan development, advice and training classes

Staunton Creative Community Fund

  • Offers financing, business plan development and training



GEOGRAPHIC ZONES PROVIDE SPECIAL INCENTIVES

Enterprise Zone

  • Apply for state grants for capital improvements and job creation

Tourism Development Zone

  • Tax reimbursement, training and marketing support for select businesses

Foreign Trade Zone

  • If you import/export and manufacture goods, you may be eligible for tax or customs duties savings

HUB Zone

  • Selling to federal government?  Receive special consideration with a business located within the HUB Zone



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