The Texas Forest Country Partnership strives to enrich the economic and well-being of our region through marketing, business development, and advocacy.
The Texas Forest Country Partnership (TFCP), formerly known as the Pineywoods Economic Partnership (PEP) and the Deep East Texas Development Association (DETDA), was founded in 1960 as a non-profit economic development organization. The TFCP is a regional economic development organization that is committed to coordinating economic development-related activities in East Texas and further enhancing the appeal of the 12-county area that it serves.
What We Do
Partnership Strategic Objectives:
Regional development & talent retention
Strengthen regional involvement and decision-making
Support economic growth
Promote a highly qualified, well-trained workforce
Support regional economic diversification
Enhance the quality of place
Focus Areas: Advanced Manufacturing, Forest and Wood Products, Healthcare and Tourism