Events

YNPN Greater Bflo coordinates events and programming to empower and connect young nonprofit professionals. This includes networking events, professional development workshops, and bringing in guest speakers to share their experiences, insights, and professional perspectives to inform your own nonprofit career journey.

Professional & Leadership Development – workshops, presentations, or conversations centered around skill development and competencies for emerging nonprofit leaders.

Self Care Seriesproviding ways for nonprofit professionals to find balance between work and life and recharge so that they can best serve the community.

Social & Service Networking – opportunities to serve the community and/or network with other nonprofit professionals.

Coffee Power Hours – small group networking opportunities centered around a topic at a local coffee shop, every 2nd Wednesday of the month.

ALL EVENTS REQUIRE ONLINE REGISTRATION – Please click on the links below to register. 

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Coffee Power Hour Schedule


Coffee Power Hours are casual networking events that are free & open to everyone, member or not! Each month we will offer a different topic for discussion and attendees are invited to discuss issues, share ideas, and form a network in support of the nonprofit community.

Coffee Power Hours will be available for two sessions on each day, 7:30am-9:00am and 11:30am-1:00pm. We invite you to join us at any time during those timeframes, and stay for however long you are able.

Join us for our next Coffee Power Hour on Wednesday, June 9th to discuss equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).

Our morning session on June 9th will be IN-PERSON at Bean Bastard Coffee (448 Elmwood Ave, Buffalo, NY 14222). Our afternoon session will be VIRTUAL. Please register in advance for a proper head count, or to receive the Zoom link.

June Coffee Power Hour – Morning Session
*June’s morning session will be held from 8:00am-9:00am*
June Coffee Power Hour – Afternoon Session

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Silo City Tour & Duende Happy Hour


Come tour Silo City with YNPN Greater Bflo & Explore Buffalo. You will experience all of the history and mechanics of the grain elevator, as well as the malt production process in the Perot Malthouse. A look at some of the regenerative projects ongoing at Silo City is included. This event is open to all and will have an optional happy hour after the tour concludes. 

5 – 6:30 p.m. | Silo City Tour with Explore Buffalo

6:30 – 8 p.m. | Happy Hour @ Duende

The tour will be a maximum of 24 people, broken into groups of 6 people. Register while there are spots available!

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Upcoming Community Events
If you have an event that you’d like us to add to our community calendar, or if you know of a professional development opportunity for young professionals in WNY, email us and let us know so we can share with the entire network in our member newsletter and Facebook group!

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Cancellation Policy
In the event that YNPN Greater Bflo has to cancel an event, we will do everything
possible to reschedule a comparable program. If a rescheduled event cannot be
offered, then YNPN Greater Bflo will refund those who purchased tickets the full amount of their ticket.

In the event that a ticket purchaser is unable to attend an event they purchased the
ticket for, YNPN Greater Bflo reserves all rights to issue refunds for the amount the
ticket was purchased for at its discretion.

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