ABN Blog

An Inside Look at the 2018 Board Excellence Conference

ABN announces the full agenda of session topics, descriptions, and speakers for the 3rd Annual Board Excellence Conference on May 1st, 2018.

4 Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs a Strategic Plan

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

Take Your Nonprofit to the Next Level

Put your organization to the test with the ABN Standards for Excellence® Assessment - FREE to members. ($500 value!) The process energizes your staff, board, and volunteers by asking for their feedback, and getting a pulse on current initiatives will help you check to see if your resources are aligned with your strategic objectives.

ABN Now Offering Executive Coaching and RightPath

We all had coaches when we were younger, but why not as adults?  

Meet Our 2018 Programming Committee

Because the nonprofit sector is ever evolving, it is important to ensure that ABN’s programming remains relevant, innovative, and applicable towards nonprofits in East Tennessee.

ABN Now Offers Executive Search Services

A change in leadership presents a significant opportunity to focus on the future direction of your organization. Because a nonprofit’s leadership needs are distinct from those of a for-profit business, so too are the requirements of a nonprofit executive search. ABN is here to help you through the process!

10 Things Every Nonprofit Website Should Have

These days, a potential donor, volunteer, or client’s first exposure to your organization will most likely be online, so it’s important that your website is not only visually appealing, but also user-friendly and easy to navigate. To make sure your website is effectively pulling in traffic, engaging visitors, and driving donations, don't let your website be without these 10 must-haves!

ABN Member Spotlight: Claudia Caballero, Executive Director of Centro Hispano de East Tennessee

Claudia Caballero, Executive Director of Centro Hispano de East Tennessee, knows what it’s like to straddle two worlds and two different cultures. Claudia was born in the western mountains of Honduras and spent most of her early childhood and teens moving between Honduras and the United States. Today, she spends her time supporting the Latino community by helping them to thrive in East Tennessee and the local economy.