2023 Appalachian Regional Commission Award Recommendations


Project Name


The Barter Foundation

Barter Theatre Campus Renovation Phase 1


Blue Grass Resource Center

Highland Inn Revitalization


Lee County

St. Charles Monarch Water Line Replacement


Lee County

Western Lee Sewer System Wastewater Treatment Plant


Patrick County

West Piedmont Planning District Commission West ARC/VATI 2023 Universal Broadband Project


Town of Stuart

Downtown Revitalization


Wise County

Center for Workforce and Innovation in Appalachia Wastewater Treatment Plant Force Main


Bland Ministry Center and Dental Clinic

Bland Ministry Dental Clinic


Dickenson County

Red Onion Industrial Park Project Revision


New River Valley Regional Commission

New River Valley Passenger Rail Station Authority Planning Grant


Friends of Southwest Virginia

Gateways to Southwest Virginia: Outdoor Economy Recreation Plan


Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center Foundation

Southwest Higher Education Center Foundation Regional Simulation Lab for Nursing and Allied Health



LENOWISCO InvestSWVA Initiative


‘Round the Mountain: SWVA’s Artisan Network

Southwest Virginia Artisan Gateway Project


Washington County

Mendota and Creeper Trail Broadband


The Crooked Road

Celebrating the Crooked Road