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?

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Learning by Giving

Thanks to a partnership with the UT Haslam College of Business and the Learning by Giving Foundation, Alliance for Better Nonprofits members are able to make a greater impact in their communities through collaboration towards a common goal.

ABN Spotlights Rhoni Basden, Executive Director of Girls Inc. TN Valley

Rhoni Basden, Executive Director of Girls Inc. TN Valley, said she fell in love with the organization's mission of “inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold” when she came to Girls Inc. four years ago.

Secrets to Being Focused, Productive, & Organized

Do your nonprofit’s goals for this year surround more-effective fundraising or better communication? Or maybe your goals are more personal, like developing a personal brand, or being a better board member. If taking on these objectives seems daunting, don’t stress! ABN is here to help.