EmpoweringEast Tennessee Nonprofits

What We Do

Alliance for Better Nonprofits (ABN) is a training and resource center for the nonprofits of East Tennessee.
Once a nonprofit joins, ABN provides an opportunity for members to learn, grow and engage in a powerful way.

How Membership Works: Nonprofit organizations are eligible for membership. Our members receive discounts on training classes and consulting services as well as access to free events and resources for an unlimited number of staff, board members and volunteers.

Who We Are

We connect our members to nonprofit peers, leaders, and experts, as well as to the foundations, philanthropists, businesses and university partners committed to making the community stronger through better nonprofits.

Meet The Alliance

How Can We Help?


ABN Spotlights Nicole Chandler, Executive Director of The Change Center

The Change Center will provide a safe recreational place with state-of-the-art facilities, mentorship, and leadership development for youth to address immediate needs and long term effects.

ABN Spotlights Mike Leventhal, Executive Director of Tennessee Men's Health Network

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, and Tennessee Men’s Health Network is encouraging men and boys to visit their doctor and live healthy, balanced lives.

1st Annual Board Excellence Conference Sells Out

The 1st Annual ABN Board Excellence Conference, held on May 3, focused on strengthening nonprofit leadership at the board level and saw 95 board members, executive directors, and nonprofit staff in attendance from various East Tennessee nonprofits.