West Virginia

The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond began organizing a series of technical assistance programs for small businesses in 2010. We were motivated by small businesses who shared their challenges with finding sufficient credit during an economic downturn and from financial institutions that regularly interact with small businesses searching for credit. We partner with a variety of organizations, including nonprofits, government agencies, and financial institutions, as well as other Reserve Banks across the United States.


Making Social Media Work for Your Small Business

This seminar covered the basics of setting up Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and YouTube accounts and will focus on how to connect and use these tools effectively and efficiently.  Moorefield, March 28, 2013.

Partnering for Success

This forum addressed issues relevant to small and micro business service providers such as capital, education and technical assistance. Charleston, August 20, 2012.

West Virginia Small Business Credit & Lending Forum

This forum provided West Virginia small businesses with information on community-centered lending programs, public lending programs and small business lending projects. Wheeling, September 27, 2011.


West Virginia Chamber of Commerce – West Virginia’s business advocacy organization

West Virginia Small Business Development Center –a network that promotes economic development by providing assistance to existing small businesses and entrepreneurs


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Community Development
(804) 697-8631