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Business Resources


A thriving downtown is essential to economic prosperity and continued community growth. Farmville Downtown Partnership can help you bring your business, or improve an existing business downtown. 

Farmville is a Virginia Main Street community and Main Street America affiliate, meaning businesses are entitled to special programs not offered outside of the district. 

Longwood Small Business Development Center

As a small business resource for 30 years, the Longwood Small Business Development Center’s (LSBDC) core mission is to provide education, consulting, and economic research to support potential and existing small business owners throughout Southern Virginia. The SBDC program at Longwood University is positioned as an economic development outreach program under the umbrella of the Office of Community and Economic Development.

Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Farmville Area Chamber of Commerce has strived to improve the lives of those living and doing business in our community. Alongside our members, we provide educational initiatives, promote tourism, serve as advocates for local businesses, and seek opportunities to aid a diverse and growing population. 

Town of Farmville Economic Development Office

The Town of Farmville is a leader in regional development and is considered the source of innovative thought and expertise with respect to sound economic growth throughout the region. 

The Town of Farmville can provide information on the enterprise and tourism zones, tax incentives, and business licenses. 

Frazier & Associates Virginia Main Street Program

Virginia Main Street design assistance is part of a comprehensive approach to revitalization that capitalizes on each community’s history, unique character, and attributes. The goal is to stimulate sustainable economic growth and a renewed sense of place as an economic development. Frazier Associates also provides direct assistance to the VMS program in the areas of architectural feasibility studies, streetscape design, and wayfinding.

Downtown Farmville Designated District

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