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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.

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.

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.

Meet the 2018 Board Excellence Conference Presenters

Read the full bios of the 2018 Board Excellence Conference presenters.

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.

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.

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. 

Double-Dipping: ABN Approved

Earn Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) credits and an ABN Certificate in Nonprofit Human Resources in 2017!