Blacksburg Partnership Foundation

The Blacksburg Partnership Foundation is a non-profit, independent economic development organization focused on projects that attract visitors and retail prospects. Partnership projects include the development of property, revitalization of retail districts, special events, and community arts endeavors such as Gobble de Art and the Collaborative for the Arts. The Partnership is also known for two signature events that take place every year: Blacksburg Fork and Cork, a food, wine, and art extravaganza and Blacksburg Brew Do, a craft beer festival. 

Mission Statement

The Blacksburg Partnership is the catalyst to make Blacksburg a vibrant place to live, work, learn, and play by convening businesses, Virginia Tech, and the Town of Blacksburg.

Vision Statement

The Blacksburg Partnership is a catalyst for economic development by convening and collaborating with strategic partners; advocating for regional initiatives and enhanced business climate; and promoting the area to businesses, visitors, residents, and students.