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Accelerating resiliency planning in communities across the Commonwealth

Who We Are

From VSBN to Resilient Virginia

Resilient Virginia was established in 2014 with the mission of accelerating resiliency planning in communities across Virginia. The organization has an extended history of working in the state since 1995, as Virginia Sustainable Building Network.

Our Vision

Our Vision: Resilient Virginia

Virginia communities — whether they are coastal, urban, or rural — will gain access to the tools they need to better plan for and adapt to climate, environmental, social and economic challenges, while remaining healthy, vibrant, and secure places to live, work, and raise future generations.

Our Values

Resilient Virginia's Value Statements

Our Mission

Our mission is to accelerate resiliency planning in communities across the Commonwealth.

Our Accomplishments: The First Seven Years

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Looking Forward – 2022 and Beyond

Resilient Virginia will be working on these projects:

  • Inviting partners to join us in promoting the Virginia Can’t Wait theme
  • Hosting a Fall 2022 Resiliency Academy Series
  • Developing a Regional Resiliency Collaborative for Central and Southwest Virginia
  • Working Directly with Localities on Resiliency Planning
  • Expanding our Resource Hub for Resiliency Information
  • Initiating a Resiliency Star Speaker Series
  • Planning our 2023 Resilient Virginia Conference

For more information on Resilient Virginia’s plans for 2022 and beyond, read our latest Strategic Plan (July 2021–June 2026).

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Calendar

  • White House Rural Stakeholder Call
    Date: February 2, 2023
    Location:

    Register here.

  • FY23 Areas of Persistent Poverty Program Discretionary Grant Webinar
    Date: February 7, 2023
    Location:

    FTA will competitively award grants for planning, engineering, or development of technical or financing plans for projects eligible under Chapter 53 of title 49, United States Code that will assist “Areas of Persistent Poverty” or “Historically…

  • TransitionTown Fairfax
    Date: February 8, 2023
    Location: Green Acres Community Center 4401 Sideburn Road. Fairfax, VA

    Monthly meeting. Contact: Judy Fraser

  • FY23 Areas of Persistent Poverty Program Discretionary Grant Webinar
    Date: February 9, 2023
    Location:

    FTA will competitively award grants for planning, engineering, or development of technical or financing plans for projects eligible under Chapter 53 of title 49, United States Code that will assist “Areas of Persistent Poverty” or “Historically…

Latest News & Resources

Creating Resilience Hubs for Community Safety

On December 15th, local and regional speakers will provide information about resilience hub initiatives and their benefit for community safety when disasters occur. This final Fall Resiliency Academy session is especially relevant for our communities as we deal with increased disruption from more frequent severe weather, flooding, and power outages.

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