- Departments A through H
- The Franklin Center
- About Us
The purpose of Economic Development is to create a viable city through the promotion, recruitment, and coordination of new commercial, industrial, retail, and residential developments.
Economic Development Training Grant Funds (PDF)
Find Franklin County guidelines for local economic development training grant funds that may be available.
Browse job openings for employment in your area.
Roanoke Regional Small Business Development Center
WE’RE HERE TO HELP YOU THRIVE! Connecting you with FREE resources, training, and confidential business advising to help you succeed in business. We’re the (RR)SBDC, America’s network for small business owners.
Virginia Business Requirements
Part of our goal is to fairly and efficiently connect private businesses to the resources they need as quickly as possible and to be the best point-of-contact for changes affecting business in Virginia.
Virginia Department of Business Assistance
The mission of the Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity (SBSD) is to enhance growth opportunities for Virginia’s small businesses to prosper through increased revenue and job creation thereby raising the standard of living for all Virginians.
West Piedmont Business Development
The mission of West Piedmont Business Development Center is to attract, assist, and encourage emerging entrepreneurs by providing a nurturing environment for their growth and development.