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The Mon Valley Initiative The Mon Valley Initiative (MVI) is a 501(c)(3) grass-roots coalition comprised of 10 Community Development Corporations (CDCs) and representing twelve municipalities in the Monongahela Valley.  The Mon Valley Initiative continues to strive toward its mission of working together to unite the communities and restore the economic vitality of the Mon Valley.  Today, the Mon Valley Initiative has four main program areas: Workforce & Business Development, Housing Counseling, Housing & Real Estate Development, and Community Outreach.

U.S. Economic Development Administration The U.S. Economic Development Administration´s investment policy is designed to establish a foundation for sustainable job growth and the building of durable regional economies throughout the U.S.  This foundation builds upon two key economic drivers - innovation and regional collaboration.  EDA encourages its partners around the country to develop initiatives that advance new ideas and creative approaches to address rapidly evolving economic conditions.

Small Business Development Center, University of Pittsburgh The mission of the Small Business Development Center at the University of Pittsburgh is to grow the economy of Western Pennsylvania by providing entrepreneurs with the education, information and tools necessary to build successful businesses.  The SBDC is a member of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (PASBDC) and the Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC).

University Center for Social & Urban Research, University of Pittsburgh The University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR) was established in 1972 to serve as a resource for researchers and educators interested in the basic and applied social and behavioral sciences.  As a hub for interdisciplinary research and collaboration, UCSUR promotes a research agenda focused on the social, economic, and health issues most relevant to our society.  For more information about UCSUR, visit our webpage.

Insitute for Entrepreneurial Excellence, University of Pittsburgh Since 1995, the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence has focused on the unique needs of each business, each industry, and each business owner.  The Institute has helped thousands of entrepreneurs grow their businesses and wants to work with you to bring your vision to life today! For more information about the Institute for Entrepreneurial Excellence visit our webpage.

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, University of Pittsburgh The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration leverages the opportunities created by our urban location and strong research culture to prepare students to be catalysts for change.  Our mission is to merge communities of knowledge with communities of practice to create exceptional experience-based learning outcomes for students and relevant insights for business leaders.

Mon Valley Entrepreneur
"Advancing Entrepreneurship in the Mon Valley"
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