EmpoweringEast Tennessee Nonprofits

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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?

Blog

ABN Member Spotlight: Campbell Culture Coalition

How many times have you sat around a dinner table with a group of friends and said, “You know what this town really needs?” This is exactly how the Campbell Culture Coalition got its start. A group of individuals living in Campbell County, Tennessee, who care about their town’s history and culture, felt they needed to do something to promote its important past and preserve its future. Instead of letting this idea fade into the night, they took action.

ABN Member Spotlight: Renovatus Recovery Community

Since the 1970s, research has shown the most effective addiction treatment addresses the multiple needs of the patient rather than focusing on addiction alone. Renovatus is a truly unique program, created by Pete and Beth Higgs, with the mission of providing a safe home, life skills training, and a community environment under Christian discipleship to ensure a successful recovery and transition into a new, healthy life.

Hosting a Charitable Gaming Event? Read This First!

Many organizations may not realize they are hosting illegal events, and, if in violation, could face a fine as large as $5,000 per occurrence. Read more to learn key information that will help your organization remain compliant with state law.