Southeast Tennessee Lead Regional Organizations


Lead Contact Organization: Southeast Tennessee Development District


The Southeast Tennessee Development District/Chattanooga Area Regional Council of Governments (SETDD) is a special purpose unit of government created by executive order and comprised of municipal and county governments within the Southeast Tennessee and Northwest Georgia region. SETDD serves as a vital force in helping local governments plan for the future by sharing our staff to cost effectively plan, promote and implement programs resulting in development and improvement of the southeast region of the Tennessee River Valley Basin in Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina. (contact Beth Jones)


The following table lists the diverse group of public and private sector partner organizations located and working within the Southeast Tennessee Region.


OrganizationService AreaTypeWebsite
Benwood FoundationChattanoogaFoundation
Maclellan Family FoundationGlobalFoundation
Lyndhurst FoundationGreater ChattanoogaFoundation
Community Foundation of Greater ChattanoogaGreater Chattanooga
Shaw IndustriesCorporation
First Tennessee FoundationTennesseeFoundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield of TennesseeTennessee
EPB Electric PowerGreater ChattanoogaPublic
CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.United StatesReal Estate Investment Trust
Greater Chattanooga Association of RealtorsGreater ChattanoogaAssociation
Grow Greater DaltonGreater DaltonAssociation
Chattanooga Chamber FoundationChattanoogaNon-profit
City of ChattanoogaChattanoogaGovernment
Southeast Tennessee Development DistrictSoutheast Tennessee, Northeast Georgia
Hamilton CountyHamilton CountyGovernment