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

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.

How Can We Help?


ABN Member Spotlight: National Embryo Donation Center

Learn more about the National Embryo Donation Center, the country’s leading comprehensive nonprofit embryo donation program and only clinic-based organization that works with families of all races, faiths and ethnic backgrounds.

10 Steps for Taking Your Resume from Bland to Bold!

Our resumes are the first impression a potential employer or connection may have of us. Following just a few simple guidelines can take a resume from bland to bold, and help get you get the interview!

Knoxville Kindness Rally

Several hundred people attended the Knoxville Kindness Rally, a community gathering with the goal of growing a community of love, on Saturday, August 26 at Krutch Park in downtown Knoxville. The Arts & Culture Alliance of Greater Knoxville, Compassion Coalition, and the Alliance for Better Nonprofits sponsored the event.