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3 Things to Consider When Using a Consultant

Knowing what your organization needs, what the role of your consultant is, and what materials to prepare will ensure that you get the most out of your consulting project.

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!

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!

The Bender Method

The Alliance for Better Nonprofits strives to find trainers and consultants who are passionate about nonprofits, and Jack Bender is a prime example of someone who truly cares about his work. His experience with the YMCA in various cities and on local and national association levels gave him the insight to develop what’s been coined as “The Bender Method” to board evaluation. 

How to Optimize Your Conference Experience

Tips and tricks for enhancing your experience before, during, and after a conference.

Nonprofit Board Members in the Hot Seat

A recent study claims nonprofit boards are in a 'sorry state.' See what researchers discovered about the perception of board effectiveness and what your nonprofit can do about it.

ABN Member Spotlight: Girl Talk Board Chair Jackie Clay

See what the Girl Talk, Inc. Board Chair and City of Knoxville leader says are the two most important things to consider before serving on a nonprofit board.