Economic Investors

The Chattanooga Chamber Foundation serves as the region's leading economic development organization and is responsible for implementing the community's comprehensive job creation strategy. The Chamber Foundation is incorporated as a 501(c)3 non-profit and gratefully acknowledges the support of these investors:

  • Benwood Foundation
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Chase Commercial Banking
  • Chattem
  • CHI Memorial
  • City of Chattanooga with the Chattanooga City Council
  • EPB
  • Erlanger
  • First Tennessee Bank
  • Hamilton County with the Hamilton County Commission
  • McKee Foods Corporation
  • Regions Bank
  • SunTrust
  • Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Unum
  • Volkswagen Chattanooga Operations

Thanks to the sustaining support of our investors, the Chamber Foundation engages in the following programs:

  • Existing Business Support - Expansion support and other services to assist existing local businesses.
  • Site Selection Services - Chattanooga's one-stop-shop for site selection services and recruitment support.
  • Entrepreneurial Support - One of America's largest and most successful business INCubators.
  • Workforce Development - Engaging business people in education and workforce development.
  • Leadership Chattanooga - The community's premiere leadership program (10 months).
  • Chattanooga Insight - A mini-leadership program to get oriented to the community (1.5 days).