Floyd County: A Creative Economy
An unusually high percentage of people in Floyd County own and operate a small business. These businesses range from agricultural and food ventures to technology to arts to light manufacturing. We welcome good small businesses to our community, and think you find this to be a healthy environment for your business.
Important keys to starting or expanding your small business are a good idea, market research, and a solid business plan. Here are some links to important resources to plan and finance your business idea. A complete Floyd County Small Business Resource Directory is here.
For information about possible sites and locations for your business in Floyd County, see Available Spaces in Floyd County or call (540) 745-9300. For information about the advanced telecommunication services available in Floyd County, see Citizens Co-op.
New "5 and 10" Small Business Loan Pool
The Economic Development Authority (EDA) of Floyd County has announced a low-interest loan program for small businesses in Floyd County. The “5 and 10” loan program will provide low interest loans of $5,000 or $10,000 to qualified small businesses. Click here for more details.
Local Business Info
Chamber of Commerce: (540) 745-4407
New River Valley Small Business Development Center at Radford University
Sample Business Plans
Starting or Expanding a Business Related to:
Agricultural or Natural Resource Business
Art, craft, or agri-tourism businesses
Arts & Crafts Business
Experienced Advise About Small Business
Questions? Need More Information?
Please contact Lydeana Martin at firstname.lastname@example.org or (540) 745-9300 for more information