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The Goal of Bristol Organizations is to provide nonprofit service organizations in the area with the best possible avenue for mutual communication and the greatest exposure to the community.



A key part of economic development in any region is the development of effective non-profit organizations that provide benefits such as health and human services, cultural activities and educational opportunities. The promotion and development of the non-profit community should be an integral part of any region’s economic plan.



It is no secret to those in the non-profit arena that today’s economic climate has been difficult, at best, for all non-profit groups nationwide. Typically, because most non-profit organizations are under funded and under staffed, they must work smart, make maximum use of their volunteer base and promote the good name of the organization throughout the area.

Working smart is utilizing every management tool available to them and getting others to assist wherever possible. Bristol Organizations, established in 1988, is at the center of the non-profit community and is well established as the focal point for non-profit promotion, networking, communication and assistance.

Bristol Organizations is continuing to move forward with a new web site, and electronic Newsletter, a non profit community calendar, educational opportunities and much more.  Your non-profit should be involved with Bristol Organizations.

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Primary Goals

  • To provide continual updates to the community calendar of events and report these to the newspaper and the Chamber of Commerce.

  • To coordinate activities and projects of member organizations in an effort to avoid conflicts in scheduling.

  • To make a non profit directory of community service organizations available to newcomers and the community at large

  • To provide educational opportunities regarding topics of interest to service organizations.

  • To increase awareness of regional organizations in order to retain and increase membership.

  • To provide networking opportunities within the service organizations for mutual benefit.

Bristol Quarterly Meetings

Held in Bristol & Abingdon

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Bristol Meeting Dates

Bristol Organizations meets on a quarterly basis. Meetings have been held at the CoWork Bristol offices at The Summit, 1227 Volunteer Parkway, Bristol, TN

  • January  - - - 

  • April -  

  • July TBD,

  • October TBD,


Mini-Workshop presentations are scheduled for each meeting and we usually have nearly 40 organizations in attendance.  This is an excellent way to get to know your fellow non profit organiztions and agencies and to provide some word-of-mouth promotion for your organization and programs offered to the community.


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For an annual membership of only $20.00,

Can your organization afford NOT to be associated with Bristol Organizations ???


  • Community exposure via newspaper, phone books and the Chamber of Commerce

  • Create strategic alliances to advance critical organizational priorities

  • Networking opportunities with other non-profit organizations

  • Organization announcements and event promotions

  • Training and educational opportunities

  • Increased awareness of your organization

  • Enhance volunteer recruitment and management

  • Single point of contact for assistance and referrals to other organizations

  • Referrals to and from other organizations

  • Public relations

  • Quarterly membership meetings and exchanges on a variety of non-profit related topics and issues

  • Web page exposure

  • Newsletter opportunities

  • Access to non-profit community calendar and promotion of your events

Contact Information


Bristol Organizations is a self-directed, self-managed organization and therefore all officers and board members are volunteers from the organizations that make up its membership.

All Organizational communications should be directed to the President of Bristol Organizations, Gary McGeough, Bristol Organizations, 112 Walnut Circle, Bristol, TN  37620  phone 423-646-4982 or by email at

All Membership communications should be directed to Gary McGeough, Bristol Organizations, 423-646-4982 or by email at

In Tennessee

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