EmpoweringEast Tennessee Nonprofits


The Alliance for Better Nonprofits (ABN) provides East Tennessee nonprofits with support to accomplish their missions and increase their impact, ensuring all East Tennesseans across diverse communities, cultures, and generations can reach their full potential.

ABN offers the building blocks nonprofits need to be strong and sustainable through education and training, consulting services, relationship-building opportunities, access to resources, and collaboration in collective impact initiatives. We support the important work of the 400+ organizations we serve by laying the foundation for a strong, well-invested nonprofit community.


How Membership Works: Nonprofit organizations, students, and individuals are eligible for ABN membership. Members receive discounts on training classes and consulting services, relationship-building opportunities, access to resources, and more.

How Can We Help?


Meet the Board Innovation Summit Presenters

Tennessee Mid-Level Manager Professional Development Needs: Recommendations for Executive Directors

2020 research conducted by Dr. Kristi Forman provides recommendations to executive directors regarding Tennessee mid-level manager professional development needs.

4 Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs a Strategic Plan

When is the best time to start your strategic plan? Now!