What is TSEP?

The Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership (TSEP) is a private, 501c3 (charitable) organization created in 1983 which was described has been described as a unique “behind-the-scenes organization helping business and government.” The larger collaborative, which we call the “TSEP Tribe” is made up not only of professional staff (the team), but also our 70+ members and supporters, 140 volunteers, and many partners. It is this group of hundreds of people and organizations that make TSEP what it is.

Together, we get exciting and important stuff done. At a high level, we:

  • Help Business: We help entrepreneurs start businesses, and we help companies expand or locate their business here. We help real estate investors buy and improve properties, and we help build industrial parks and spec buildings. We help companies recruit and find workers, and we help students and adults discover great careers.
  • Help Government: We help governments do strategic planning, design and run programs, develop policy and get funding for important projects.We lead collaborative efforts to make the community a great place to live, work, and run a business, and we are respected and viewed as a go-to organization to by local and regional business, nonprofit and government leaders.
  • Share the Story: We promote the projects, resources, and events in Downtown Tiffin, Tiffin, and rural Seneca County. We issue 100 press releases every year, and our social media gets over 1 million impressions a year.