An Evolving Mission

classroom with empty desks

For the second time in three years, the Knox Education Foundation is looking for a CEO — and some updating of its vision.

‘Practice What We Preach’

United Way and Alliance logos

Two pillars of the local nonprofit world merge, as the Alliance for Better Nonprofits joins United Way of Greater Knoxville.


Financial struggele

A United Way data project shows that the working poor make up about 30 percent of Knox County’s population — and they are struggling.

Balancing Risk

The school system’s plan for reopening in the fall amid the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t finalized, but there will be a remote learning option.

Maintaining the Mission

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Hit by rising demand and evaporating funding, nonprofit agencies across Knoxville are digging deep and innovating to continue their services.