We hope you can join us for a celebration of our first year of programming, as well as our exciting future events!
To register for the unBIRTHDAY party please click here.
Resurgence Brewery on October 3 from 5:30-7:30. Hope to see you there!
YNPN Greater Bflo Summit: Building 21st Century Leaders for the Common Good (in collaboration with Canisius College’s Communication & Leadership Graduate Program)
YNPN Greater Bflo is excited to announce theYNPN Greater Bflo Summit: Building 21st Century Leaders for the Common Good. The summit is designed to provide an opportunity for training, leadership development, and networking for YNPN Greater Bflo members (over 300) and other young nonprofit leaders. The theme for the 2014 Summit is “21st Century Leaders for the Common Good.” This full-day program will bring nonprofit and other young professionals together to learn about forward practices presented by community partners and various professional development organizations. This will allow for a meaningful opportunity for non-profit and other area young professionals to lead their respected organizations and communities towards increasing the common good, improving the quality of life, and promoting the impact of YNPN as a pipeline for 21st Century leadership.
Early bird registration has opened for individuals interested in attending the summit. There is a $20.00 registration fee. After April 15, the registration fee will increase to $25.00. To register, please CLICK HERE.
8:15am-9:00am - Coffee & Registration
9:00am - Welcome and YNPN Introduction
YNPN Leadership Team and Ambassadors
9:15am - Socio-Economic Challenges of WNY, Dr. Diane Bessel
Presented by Diane R. Bessel, PhD, LMSW, CNM
9:45am - Work on Purpose
Presented by The Service Collaborative of WNY, Inc.
10:55am - Board Training & Leadership
Presented by United Way of Buffalo & Erie County
11:40am - Lunch at Grupp Fireside Lounge
A message from YNPN National
1:00pm - Fundraising 101
Presented by The Association of Fundraising Professionals of Buffalo
1:45pm - Creating a Marketing Plan
Presented by The Advertising Club of Buffalo
3:00pm - Strategic Planning
Presented by Leadership Buffalo
4:30pm - Happy Hour + Networking @Grupp Fireside Lounge (cash only)
The Young Nonprofit Professional Network of Greater Buffalo (YNPN Greater Bflo) provides professional development and networking opportunities to individuals interested in strengthening themselves and the nonprofit sector. We are a community of professionals working and living throughout the Greater Buffalo area who connect through our Professional Development Lunch and Learn Series to Themed-Networking Events, as well as through online communities.
Joining YNPN Greater Bflo means you’re plugging yourself into a network of young nonprofit professionals in our area. There are no specific criteria for becoming a member. YNPN Greater Bflo members include mid-career professionals as well as those new to the nonprofit sector, recent college graduates, and others committed to the future of nonprofits in and around Buffalo. But, becoming a member is the easiest and most direct way to engage with and make the most of the Western New York nonprofit community, so get on it!
How do I join?
To become a member of YNPN Greater Bflo you must join our membership directory by filling out the form below, and actively engage with the YNPN Greater Bflo community by volunteering with us or by attending at least one of our events a year. Joining YNPN Greater Bflo is free!!!!! Our events are designed with the core twenties and thirties YNPN demographic in mind, but they are not by any means exclusive. Every person of any age or experience is welcome and encouraged to reach out and get to know the YNPN network! You don’t have to be a YNPN member to attend, but hey, you’re already halfway there, so why not just fill out the membership form and make it official!
Benefits to completing this form and becoming a member include:
■Opportunities to serve on one of our committees and get more deeply involved with our work
■Opportunities to particpate in our Lunch and Learn Series and Themed-Networking Opportunities