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Charlottesville Tomorrow

Meet Your Nonprofit, a weekly profile of nonprofit organizations in our community, is brought to you by the Center for Nonprofit Excellence. Describe your nonprofit’s mission. Charlottesville Tomorrow is a nonprofit news organization whose mission is to inform and engage the public by providing clear, non-partisan information and research on land use, transportation, community design […]

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SLIDESHOW: Tech Tour focuses on the next generation of technology leaders

The 2016 Tech Tour, a local event to introduce area middle and high school students to the dynamic high technology world that exists in the Charlottesville/Albemarle County metro region, kicked off at 9:00 this morning at Piedmont Virginia Community College’s Earl Dickinson Center.                 Sponsored by the Charlottesville Business Innovation Council (CBIC), this day-long technology […]

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Melissa Thackston, City of Charlottesville

Melissa Thackston, Grants Coordinator, City of Charlottesville   Your job title is Grants Coordinator. What, in your own words, would you say you do? I primarily oversee the City’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Investment Partnership grants. These are funds the City receives annually from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development […]

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Chip Boyles, Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission

Chip Boyles, Executive Director, Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission Your job title is Executive Director. What, in your own words, would you say you do? I lead a group of dynamic people serving the regional area of City of Charlottesville and Counties of Nelson, Louisa, Greene, Fluvanna and Albemarle with providing regional cooperation and policy […]