ABN Blog

Meet Our New Team Member!

ABN is pleased to announce that, following an extensive national search, we have appointed Eddie Crim to serve as Assistant Director of Capacity Building.

Financial Woes? We Can Help!

Learn more about ABN's customized services to help with financial and accounting practices.

5 Tips For Getting The Most Out Of Your Next Conference

Conferences are an amazing opportunity to expand your knowledge, skills, and professional network. But, with an abundance of information packed into one event, it can be both overwhelming and challenging to get the most out of the experience. With the 2018 ABN Leadership Conference right around the corner on October 31st, we thought it would be a good idea to go over a few tips to ensure you take full advantage of the opportunities ahead.

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.

Tax Reform is Here: Time for Funding Spring Cleaning!

With flowers blooming and birds chirping, spring is a good time to open the windows, dust off the bookshelf, and clean out the clutter that has accumulated over the cold winter. This winter also brought us the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and for nonprofits, it’s a good time to reevaluate your funding strategy.

ABN Member Spotlight: Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking

Most of us are aware that human trafficking still exists in the modern world, but you might be surprised to learn how prolific it is right here in East Tennessee. The Community Coalition Against Human Trafficking is working to bring awareness to the community and dramatically change the lives of the people they serve.