ABN Blog

Meet Chase Whitmire, ABN's New Director of Membership Development

The Alliance for Better Nonprofits welcomes Chase Whitmire to the team!

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!

Three Reasons You Should Work for a Nonprofit

The nonprofit sector is growing faster than ever, so here are three reasons why working for a nonprofit may be one of the best things you could do for yourself and your community.

ABN Member Spotlight: Nicole Chandler, Executive Director of The Change Center

The Change Center will provide a safe recreational place with state-of-the-art facilities, mentorship, and leadership development for youth to address immediate needs and long term effects.

ABN Member Spotlight: Mike Leventhal, Executive Director of Tennessee Men's Health Network

June is Men’s Health Awareness Month, and Tennessee Men’s Health Network is encouraging men and boys to visit their doctor and live healthy, balanced lives.

1st Annual Board Excellence Conference Sells Out

The 1st Annual ABN Board Excellence Conference, held on May 3, focused on strengthening nonprofit leadership at the board level and saw 95 board members, executive directors, and nonprofit staff in attendance from various East Tennessee nonprofits.

Three Ways Internships Can Shape Your Career

With entry-level jobs requiring more and more experience, internships are a great way to begin working towards your dream career. So why should you take on an internship, especially an internship with a nonprofit?