Our Mission:

we inspire and spark positive momentum for nonprofits and the community

 

Venture Forward strengthens nonprofits and our community by sharing information, providing training and professional development and encouraging collaboration.

We serve nonprofit staff, volunteers and boards, seeking to engage with the sector. We understand the need for nonprofits to optimize time and resources.  We provide services that are the right fit for our nonprofit community.

 

Chattanooga Area Chamber

2017 acce chamber of they year

 Nonprofits can be nominated or nominate themselves if they've done something   innovative.    .  While the nonprofit sector has always had a category in the Chattanooga Area Chamber's Small Business Awards, this is the first year that nonprofits have the opportunity to apply.  Nominated nonprofits must meet the qualifying criteria.   They have to have implemented an innovative practice or created an innovative product, have $50,000 in revenues and the innovation must have ties to Chattanooga.  (details on nomination form)  The winner of the award receives great exposure, including a video, media coverage and exposure to over 1000 area business and nonprofit leaders at the Spirit of Innovation luncheon.   APPLY or NOMINATE a nonprofit or for profit today!  

Nonprofits can be nominated or nominate themselves if they've done something innovative.  .

While the nonprofit sector has always had a category in the Chattanooga Area Chamber's Small Business Awards, this is the first year that nonprofits have the opportunity to apply.

Nominated nonprofits must meet the qualifying criteria.   They have to have implemented an innovative practice or created an innovative product, have $50,000 in revenues and the innovation must have ties to Chattanooga.  (details on nomination form)

The winner of the award receives great exposure, including a video, media coverage and exposure to over 1000 area business and nonprofit leaders at the Spirit of Innovation luncheon.   APPLY or NOMINATE a nonprofit or for profit today!  


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Interested in working in the nonprofit sector? View a list of current job openings on our Job Board. 

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events & Training

Venture Forward's workshops and events provide professional development opportunities for staff and board members.

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FREE DOWNLOAD

What Every Board Member Should Know:
A Guidebook for Tennessee Nonprofits
Now available!  

This guidebook was created by Venture Forward in partnership with the Tennessee Secretary of State to enable nonprofit board members to understand the legal duties associated with Board Service.