Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Supporting the Carter County, TN community with programs for community education, sustainability in business, and business leadership
Business Retention Program
Free workshops covering topics such as permits, insurance, taxes, and marketing. A focus is plased on creating strategic plans for each.
Targeted towards a businesses specific needs, networking groups provide a way for like-minded individuals to connect in their industries. Provided each month following the Northeast Community Credit Union business networking program at the chamber office.
Creation of a strategic plan for 90 days before business opening as well as check points for first 60/90/120 days open. Small Business Administration materials are povided from our partnership with TSBDC.
In partnership with United Way of East TN Highlands
Non-Profit as Business
Strategic planning sessions and budgeting workshops for nonprofits to assess their business needs and build a plan for future operations.
Board Leadership Training
Upcoming training will include information for incoming board members and how they can be effective for their nonprofits.
Fundraising and Donor Fatigue
Workshops for any nonprofit that serves Carter County and needs assistance with making a strategic fundraising plan. 228 nonprofits in Carter County are each fundraising and asking for sponsorship, so a proper approach to planning is neccesary to reach their goals.
Young Adult Workshops
Prroviding the knowledge young adults need to succesfully navigate topics such as workplace etiquite, housing, and how to create a liveable budget for daily expenses.
Meeting the Experts
During this session, young adults will have the opportunity to meet with experts on topics inluded in our young adult workshops.
Leaders in our region connect with our young adults and provide insight into the workshop topics and how they effect our community.
About the Foundation
The purpose of the Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce Foundation (ECCF) is to support the Carter County, TN community with programs for community education, sustainability in business, and business leadership.
The Elizabethton Chamber of Commerce Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) organization.
Board of Directors
President – Interim
Northeast Community Credit Union
Blackburn, Childers, and Steagall
Elizabethton Parks & Recreation
United Way of East TN Highlands
First Tennessee Development District