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Connecting people, cultivating ideas, and identifying resources to grow our local economy

The Staunton Creative Community Fund is working to increase the economic vibrancy in our community by:

  • supporting and funding local small businesses and entrepreneurs;
  • incubating non-profits and other community projects;
  • facilitating matched savings through the VIDA program;
  • encouraging innovation and community participation through the Invest Local project and the (h)OUR Economy;
  • creating spaces for inspiration, collaboration, and new connections in the community.

Whether you are growing a small business, organizing a nonprofit, or implementing more sustainable development practices, we provide training, consulting, and financing to help you succeed.

Our services include:
Business-plan and other startup assistance;
funding – loans from $1,000 to $50,000;
support in making new relationships and networking;
long-term guidance and collaboration to ensure lasting success.
We service existing small businesses and entrepreneurs in the central Shenandoah Valley: Augusta County, Rockingham County, Rockbridge County, Highland County, Bath County, Staunton, Harrisonburg, Waynesboro, Lexington, and Buena Vista.


10 Byers Street
Staunton, VA 24401

Phone: 540-213-0333
Contact us today!

The Staunton Creative Community Fund is an Equal Opportunity lender, provider, and employer.

The Staunton Creative Community Fund prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal and, where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Staunton Creative Community Fund. We are an equal opportunity employer.