ABN Blog

ABN Member Spotlight: Alanna McKissack, Executive Director of Keep Blount Beautiful

Keep Blount Beautiful has been a cornerstone of environmental protection and education in Blount County since 1992 with a mission to encourage and educate Blount County residents to take action to improve and beautify their community.

Meet ABN's Marketing Consultants

Effective marketing and communications are essential to accomplishing your nonprofit’s goals. Clearly defining who you want to reach, what you want to say, and how to best convey your messaging is key to raising awareness among your key stakeholders and effectively reaching donors, friends, and volunteers.

Learning by Giving

Thanks to a partnership with the UT Haslam College of Business and the Learning by Giving Foundation, Alliance for Better Nonprofits members are able to make a greater impact in their communities through collaboration towards a common goal.

ABN Member Spotlight: Rhoni Basden, Executive Director of Girls Inc. TN Valley

Rhoni Basden, Executive Director of Girls Inc. TN Valley, said she fell in love with the organization's mission of “inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold” when she came to Girls Inc. four years ago.

Secrets to Being Focused, Productive, & Organized

Do your nonprofit’s goals for this year surround more-effective fundraising or better communication? Or maybe your goals are more personal, like developing a personal brand, or being a better board member. If taking on these objectives seems daunting, don’t stress! ABN is here to help.

What is an Advisory Board? Should You Have One?

There isn’t just one way to create and utilize an advisory board.

ABN CEO Passes Baton to Jerry Askew

Current Alliance for Better Nonprofits CEO Chris Martin is announcing his planned departure from the organization, handing duties off to Jerry Askew, former Vice President of External Relations for Tennova Healthcare.

Meet the 2017 AYNP Executive Committee

The votes are in! We are excited to announce our 2017 Alliance for Young Nonprofit Professionals (AYNP) Executive Committee.