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?


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.

What is an Advisory Board? Should You Have One?

There isn’t just one way to create and utilize an advisory board.

ABN CEO Passes Baton to Jerry Askew

Current Alliance for Better Nonprofits CEO Chris Martin is announcing his planned departure from the organization, handing duties off to Jerry Askew, former Vice President of External Relations for Tennova Healthcare.