Onward New River Valley released the organization’s FY 2020-21 Annual Report at the 2021 Annual Dinner on November 30th. The Annual Report updates Onward NRV’s investors on the organization’s initiatives and highlights regional successes for Virginia’s New River Valley over the past year.
During fiscal year 2020-21, Onward NRV contributed to the economic development of the region by implementing initiatives that contributed to the growth of industry, talent, and placemaking in the New River Valley. These initiatives add to the progress that Onward NRV has made on Onward 2023, the organization’s five-year economic development strategy for the region. FY 2020-21 was year three in the implementation of this strategic plan.
Read the FY 2020-21 Annual Report for a full summary of Onward NRV’s accomplishments during the 2020-21 fiscal year.
Thank you to the 100+ businesses and organizations who contribute to the mission of Onward New River Valley. Your support makes our work possible.
Virginia’s New River Valley: Virginia’s New River Valley is an eclectic mix of interconnected small towns that each offer their own unique vibe and appeal. The region provides an abundance of cultural and social offerings due to the presence of three world-class universities, while retaining the charm and benefits of small town living. The NRV is home to a diverse and innovative business community with companies that range from high-tech startups to foreign-based corporations to specialty agribusiness. These organizations benefit from the collaborative spirit of our region and a loyal, highly-skilled, and educated workforce. The scenic beauty of the region also fosters a deep connection to nature, which is deepened by access to outdoor recreation and the preservation of our natural environment. It’s clear why Virginia’s New River Valley is “A Natural Fit.”
Onward NRV: Onward NRV is a public/private, regional economic development organization whose mission is to attract and retain world class jobs, investment, and talent in Virginia’s New River Valley. It’s also a movement where leaders from business, government, and higher education work together to promote the economic vitality of the region.