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?


Three Ways Internships Can Shape Your Career

With entry-level jobs requiring more and more experience, internships are a great way to begin working towards your dream career. So why should you take on an internship, especially an internship with a nonprofit?

ABN Spotlights Executive Coach and ABN Trainer Chuck Carringer, Ph.D.

Executive Coach and ABN Trainer Chuck Carringer, Ph.D. has a passion for leadership development and is “wired to coach and to help people win.”

ABN Spotlights ETTAC's Public Awareness Coordinator, Louise McKown

East Tennessee Technology Access Center's Louise McKown has been bringing awareness about disability assistance to the East Tennessee community for the past 20 years.