News & Announcements

Posted on: February 11, 2020

Social Media RFP Issued

Social Media RFP

The Northern Virginia Regional Commission (NVRC) is soliciting proposals from qualified individuals or firms to serve as an independent consultant for the creation of a comprehensive strategy utilizing social media platforms for public education and outre...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: February 2, 2020

Novel Coronavirus Information

Coronavirus Picture

The Virginia Department of Health is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus (termed “2019-nCoV”) that was first detected in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China and which continues to exp...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: February 2, 2020

Statewide HIV/AIDS Innovative Housing Grant RFP

Request for Proposals

The Northern Virginia Regional Commission has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to select subcontractors to provide Innovative Housing Assistance Programs (I-HAP) to persons living with HIV (PLWH).

The RFP seeks public or non-profit organizations or col...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: February 5, 2020

Virginia's Energy Transition

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Dr. Dale Medearis of our staff has put together an informative multi-media report on Virginia’s Energy Transition outlining the progress made over the past ten years and Virginia’s emerging leadership role in renewable energy, energy e...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: January 13, 2020

The Economic Case for Inclusivity - Shape of the Region Conference

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NVRC is pleased to co-host with the Community Foundation for Northern Virginia and other regional partners the 2020 Shape of the Region Conference. NVRC will release the findings of its study on the economic impact of immigrants on the region.

Our region i...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Shelter Locations in Region Updated

Winter Weather Shelter Information

During the winter months when low temperatures pose a greater risk for homeless people living outdoors, additional sheltering resources are available. NVRC has just published this information in the November 2019 Suburban Virginia Winter Shelter List.&...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Energy Efficiency Programs Launch

Photo of an LED Light Bulb with the words Energy Efficiency.

New energy efficiency programs sponsored by Dominion Energy that have been approved by the State Corporation Commission are now launching in the region. The Northern Virginia Regional Commission is pleased to partner with the Local Energy Alliance Program...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: April 2, 2019

2020 Census Information

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The 2020 Census will commence one year from April 1, 2019. For detailed information about the Census please visit their web site. The Census is also hiring numerous positions. For details visit their job web site for information.

The 2020 Census will be th...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: September 17, 2018

New KnowRX Web Site Provides Information on Opioid Crisis

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Addiction to prescription pain medications, also known as opioids, is a public health emergency in Virginia and a crisis across the nation. Prescription opioid misuse is a significant cause of injury and death in Virginia, accounting for at least 55.5% of...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

NoVA Solar Map

Solar Map Photo

The NoVA solar map was created by the Northern Virginia Regional Commission to demonstrate to homeowners and business owners how much solar energy can be generated by the rooftop of their home and/or business. The map is the first of its kind in Northern ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Plant NoVA Natives

Hummingbird and Bee Balm

Plant NoVA Natives is a joint marketing campaign of a grand coalition of non-profit, governmental and private groups, all working to reverse the decline of native plants and wildlife in Northern Virginia. Our strategy is to encourage residents as well as ...

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NOVA News/Highlights
Posted on: November 6, 2017

Share VA Roads

Bike and Car Markings

NVRC is pleased to make available this program which offers safety procedures and traffic regulations for all users of Virginia’s roads and paths. Our "Share VA Roads" guide will help bicyclists, pedestrians, and motorists safely use V...

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