Our Partners

They afford us the privilege of working with them side by side each and every day as part of an
economic development team to create capital investment, jobs and electrical power load.

Tennessee Valley Authority

TVA is the nation's largest public power provider with more than 30,000 megawatts of fossil, hydro, nuclear and renewable generation capacity. With competitive prices and electric reliability that is among the best in the nation, TVA's customers are ensured that their power demands will be met today, tomorrow, and beyond. TVA is a federal corporation also charged with serving as an environmental steward of the nation's fifth-largest river system and supporting economic development.

Business development

Appalachian Regional Commission

A federal-state partnership that works to support economic and social development in the Appalachian region


Small-business owners wear many different hats. On any given day you may manage product development, marketing, sales, operations, personnel, and finances. SCORE is there to help you in areas where the small business owners expertise may fall short.

State Partners

Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development

Regional/Local Partners

Catoosa County EDA

Cherokee County ED

Clay County ED

Dade County IDA

Fannin County IDA

Greater Chattanooga Economic Partnership

Marion County Partnership for Economic Development

McMinn County EDA

Northwest Georgia JDA

Rhea Economic and Tourism Council

Union County Development Authority

Walker County Development Authority



© 2017 SEIDA is a regional economic development agency funded by the TVA and local power distributors to provide these valuable services at no cost.