Economic Development Partners

TVA Economic Development works with federal, regional, state, and local organizations such as economic development organizations and chambers of commerce to promote job creation and retention and capital investment in the TVA Region. Please use this page to introduce yourself to the many partners who collaborate in our efforts and share our goals.

Economic Development Organizations

Choose a state from the drop-down menu below to see links for state, regional, and local economic development organizations we partner with.

Local Power Companies

The municipal and cooperative power companies of the TVA Region distribute power generated in the region. These local power companies are active contributors to economic development efforts throughout the region. They are members of the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association, which represents the interests of consumer-owned electric utilities in the TVA service area.
 
Contact your local power company to learn more about economic development resources that you may be able to access in your community. 

Federal Partners

The Appalachian Regional Commission is a federal-state partnership that works for sustainable community and economic development in Appalachia.
 
The Economic Development Administration, an agency in the U.S. Department of Commerce, makes investments in economically distressed communities to create jobs for American workers, promote innovation, and accelerate long-term sustainable economic growth.
 
USDA Rural Development administers and manages housing, business and community infrastructure and facility programs through a national network of state and local offices.

Delta Regional Authority is a federal authority working with 8 member states to serve the delta region by improving regional economic opportunity, creating jobs, building communities and improving lives.