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Want to raise money while working concessions at Nissan Stadium?

Want to raise money while working concessions at Nissan Stadium?

Legends is now offering fundraising opportunities to local nonprofits.

Knoxville opportunity: Board Excellence Conference

Knoxville opportunity: Board Excellence Conference

Read more about an opportunity in Knoxville on May 2 in this message from Alliance for Better Nonprofits.

You Have the Power - office for rent in Berry Hill

You Have the Power - office for rent in Berry Hill

The nonprofit You Have the Power has an office available for rent in Berry Hill. Read post for details.

Jaynee Day of Second Harvest Food Bank receives CEO award

Jaynee Day of Second Harvest Food Bank receives CEO award

Second Harvest Food Bank President & CEO Jaynee Day has been named the Nashville Post CEO of the Year – the first woman and the first nonprofit CEO to receive this honor, as she explains below. Learn a bit more about Jaynee and her advice for developing leaders in this Q&A with CNM.

Free film screening: The Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and 'Resilience'

Free film screening: The Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and 'Resilience'

Members of Nashville’s nonprofit leadership, boards and foundation community are encouraged to ‘save the date’ and reserve their tickets for a special screening and discussion of Resilience at the Belcourt Theater on Thursday, April 6 at 5:30 pm. Tickets are free thanks to the generous sponsorship of The Frist Foundation.

New nonprofit ThinkTennessee launches to promote moderate, pragmatic solutions

New nonprofit ThinkTennessee launches to promote moderate, pragmatic solutions

"In today’s polarized political climate, it’s easy to lose sight of what unites us as Tennesseans: Regardless of political party, we all want opportunities to build a brighter future for our families, our communities and our state. As nonprofit leaders, your work helps make those opportunities happen." Read more about the new nonprofit ThinkTennessee in this guest blog post.

Checking in with "30 in their 30s" - Southwest gift card

Checking in with

As a reward for their exceptional nonprofit leadership, the "30 in their 30s" honorees received a generous $250 Southwest gift card in the fall of 2016. What were some of their reactions, and how did they use the card?

Wondering about the recent TN AG opinion on lobbying?

Wondering about the recent TN AG opinion on lobbying?

Lobbying can be an amazing tool for nonprofits creating meaningful social change, but it can also get organizations into trouble if they aren't following the rules. In December 2016, the Tennessee Attorney General issued an opinion regarding lobbying activities. Read a lawyer's take on the opinion in this post.