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Autism and Behavior Services

Autism & Behavior Services (ABS) is a 501-c(3) non-profit organization providing a wide range of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services to individuals with learning or behavioral difficulties. We also serve families, community organization, and schools. ABA is the most solid therapeutic approach to assist people with problematic behaviors and it is recognized by being the most efficacious intervention for people with autism.


The Bright School

From preschool through the elementary years, the Bright School provides a seamless transition from grade to grade, each year building upon each other to prepare graduates for middle school and beyond. The majority of our graduates continue on to the best middle and high schools in Chattanooga and later to college.

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Chattanooga Christian School

Our mission is to prepare students to lead and serve with distinction while representing Christ and seeking His Kingdom in all areas of the home, church, society, and culture.


Chattanooga State Foundation

The key elements of Chattanooga State’s Focus on Completion are evidence-based and proven to be effective at helping students stay in school and graduate. I invite you to take a closer look at our puzzle image for an overview of this important work.


Creative Discovery Museum

Creative Discovery Museum is one of the top children's museums in the country. Located in the heart of downtown Chattanooga, just steps away from the Tennessee Aquarium, Tennessee Riverfront and other fun Chattanooga Attractions for kids.


East Lake Montessori

East Lake Montessori School is the pre-school ministry of New City East Lake Church (PCA).

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Hixson Middle School

Middle School of Hixson, Tennesee in Hamilton County.


Hamilton County's Read 20

Read 20 is a public-private partnership whose mission is to create a community of readers by promoting the importance of reading with children at least 20 minutes a day or more.


Hamilton County Council of PTAS

The Hamilton County Council of PTAs (Parent-Teacher Assocations) is a nonprofit organization that coordinates county wide PTA programs and services for local PTAs in Hamilton County public schools.


Psi Chi

Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, was founded in 1929 with a mission to encourage excellence in scholarship and advance the science of psychology. More than three-quarters of a million lifetime members have joined in this worthwhile cause

Tech Goes Home Chattanooga

Utilizing the structure and curriculum of TGH, tailored to the Chattanooga/Hamilton County area, Tech Goes Home Chattanooga (TGH CHA) offers programs for adults, school-aged children, and preschoolers. The program provides 15 hours of training to help participants acquire the skills to be able to access information and resources online.


University of Tennessee Foundation

UTC changes lives by engaging students, inspiring change and enriching our community. This report describes some of our progress in achieving our vision. The University of Chattanooga Foundation has been a key partner in this mission.


Annoor Academy

Annoor Academy of Chattanooga is an independent faith-based PreK through 8th grade private school that serves the local community. Our school offers general academic instruction as well as Arabic as a second language, and religious education based on the teachings of Islam. Our small size fosters a close connection amongst students, staff, and families. We enjoy a wonderful ethnic mixture of nationalities across the globe including Middle Eastern, Pakistani, African-American, Indonesian, West African, Indian, North African, Bosnian, Hispanic, and Caucasian. Additionally, Annoor Academy families represent an array of socio-economic levels and career fields.


Bible in the Schools

Bible History elective classes in the public schools are an opportunity for students to have a viewpoint neutral, foundational study – at no cost to taxpayers – of one of the cornerstone texts of world history, which helps students become culturally literate and better equipped to thrive and contribute to a global world.


Center for Mindful Living

The Center for Mindful Living is a 501c3 non-profit that educates the community about the benefits of mindfulness and provides opportunities for people to develop a mindfulness practice. These practices lead to more joy, balance, and compassion. Our mission is to empower people to decrease their stress and increase their well-being.


Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

The Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy is a single gender, small learning community for girls in grades 6-12. The college preparation curriculum is centered on Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM). CGLA offers girls an accelerated and integrated remediation approach that is intended to move them to proficient and advanced levels within core academic subjects. A range of social supports that reflects girls’ social development needs are integrated into the educational experience.


The Chattery

At The Chattery, we believe in enjoyable education and community collaboration by offering fun, accessible and affordable classes for everyone...with a few events sprinkled in between.As a nonprofit, The Chattery brings an unlimited variety of classes to our community ranging from mixology to flower arranging to financial planning. We not only serve as ambassadors who bring awesome classes and workshops to Chattanooga but we’re also helping cultivate and encourage your passions.

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St. Nicholas School

St. Nicholas School is a private elementary Episcopal school in Chattanooga, Tennessee for preschool through fifth grade. Our outstanding preschool and elementary education, after school enrichment classes, comprehensive summer camp, and year round gardening programs faithfully follow our Mission and Core Values which guide everything we do.


East Lake Expression Engine

East Lake Expression Engine is working through the New City Fellowship tutoring and mentoring program East Lake Every Child Taught (ELECT), partnered with the YMCA of Chattanooga. Throughout the school year and summer, students participate in daily morning music classes such as choir, bucket band, musicianship, and orchestra. We are inspired by the musical ideals of the El Sistema movement, that music is an effective avenue for developing children’s creativity and problem solving skills, and building up a strong community. The Engine also supports the church’s presence and work through gospel-centered relationships with children in the greater East Lake neighborhood.


Independent Youth Services Foundation, Inc. (IYSF)

The Independent Youth Services Foundation is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit community youth service educational and research organization based in Chattanooga. We are supported entirely by the generosity of private foundations and individual donors committed to supporting youth towards developing a thriving, vibrant life as they work towards high school graduation and beyond.

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The MOMentum Network

Helping Single Moms continue toward success by providing resources to complete college. We build up single moms through building intentional relationships with peers, mentors, partners and advocates. The MOMentum Network looks beyond numbers, and focuses on mom's that want the best for themselves and their children.


Normal Park Spark

Established in 2002, Normal Park Museum Magnet School is a public school in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Housed in two historic facilities in North Chattanooga, is unlike any other K-8 school in the United States.

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Public Education Foundation

At PEF, we believe there’s nothing more important to our community’s future than strengthening our public schools. We’re an independent, nonprofit, community-based organization that, for almost twenty‐five years, has provided training, research and resources to teachers, principals and schools in Hamilton County and surrounding areas.


International Literacy Center

Our philosophy is that beginning language learners need an intensive program of hearing the sounds of English so they can reproduce these sounds. Guided practice is essential to correct pronunciation. Therefore, we focus heavily on hearing and speaking English.


Bridge Scholars of Chattanooga

A grassroots not-for-profit formed to develop and implement academic programs that prepare underrepresented students for academic success and leadership roles in the community. We currently operate under the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga, Inc.


Center Centre

Center Centre’s one-of-a-kind, built-from-scratch curriculum prepares well-rounded junior user experience (UX) designers that companies need. Located in downtown Chattanooga, TN, we’re a bricks-and-mortar school offering a two-year, full-time program in user experience design—the first and only of its kind


Kids on the Block

Chattanooga Kids on the Block (CKOB) is an award-winning educational organization which uses the skillful practice of Bunraku puppetry to educate children about social concerns and differences, giving them the skills they need to stay safe and healthy.


Crabtree Farms

The Mission of Crabtree Farms is to be a community-focused sustainable farm and agriculture resource that grows healthy food for the Chattanooga area, educates children and families on the benefits of farms and local food, grows the market for fresh local food, supporting the success of local farms, and connects diverse people, nature, and place in a beautiful farm setting.

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Epilepsy Foundation of Southeast Tennessee

A non-profit 501(c)(3) agency providing educational, vocational, outreach and advocacy services to people with epilepsy, their families and their communities. An affiliate of Epilepsy Foundation of America. The Epilepsy Foundation's resources are always free. Working to ensure that people with seizure disorders are able to participate in all life experiences and overcome the challenges created by epilepsy.

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Little Miss Mag Early Learning Center

Empowering families by providing affordable, quality, early childhood education for our changing community. Little Miss Mag Early Learning Center is a private, non-profit downtown United Way Agency and is licensed by the Tennessee Department of Human Services.

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The Montessori School

The Montessori School is the only Montessori academy in the Scenic City and serves students from 18 months to 8th grade. We place an emphasis on the “3 C’s,” preparing our students to be Caring, Creative, and Confident lifelong learners. We offer individualized academic lessons that allow our students to obtain mastery at their own pace and skill ability level.


On Point

On Point is a youth development organization founded in 1991 and based in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The organization began as an abstinence-centered program and was founded in response to the alarming number of teenage pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases in the Hamilton County and Northwest Georgia areas. Today, On Point partners with schools and communities to cultivate the strengths in youth and guide them on their path to thrive.



UnifiEd is a community led movement committed to empowering Hamilton County residents to ensure universal excellence in public education. We aim to provide advocacy tools and unite the community around solving issues in our school system, while magnifying the voice of students, educators, families and community members.

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Venture Forward

Venture Forward strengthens nonprofits and our community by sharing information, providing training and professional development and encouraging collaboration. We serve nonprofit staff, volunteers and boards, seeking to engage with the sector. We understand the need for nonprofits to optimize time and resources. We provide services that are the right fit for our nonprofit community.