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 Series – providing 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.
Board Info Session
Are you engaged in the WNY nonprofit community? Are you looking for leadership opportunities or a chance to join a Board? YNPN Greater Bflo is beginning the application process for new board members, and in this session you’ll learn more about our organization and our current openings.
YNPN Greater Bflo Summit 2021
Join us for our annual one-day professional development conference on Friday, April 30th. This is a free, virtual event that is open to all to attend. There are six available sessions from 8am-4pm. Please register in advance, space is limited.
Coffee Power Hour Schedule
For the time being, we have made each of these events virtual. Please register using the links below to save your spot and receive the Zoom meeting information. Registrants and our website/social media will be updated if the events are switched to in-person.
Coffee Power Hours are free and open to everyone.
New in 2021, 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.
*Due to our Summit being held on April 30th, we will not be holding an April CPH*
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP): Professional Development Series
The Association of Fundraising Professionals empowers individuals and organizations to practice ethical fundraising through professional education, networking, research and advocacy. YNPN Greater Bflo has partnered with AFP to provide members with an exclusive offer to attend their Professional Development Series for 50% off. This is a $10 savings PER session!
Check out these upcoming sessions in April:
–Tuesday, April 13th – 10:00am: “All You Need is a Day: Maximizing the Potential of Giving Day” with Summer Handzlik, Matthew Gorczyca, & AnneMarie Haumesser
-Friday, April 23rd – 1:00pm: “Lead Without Reservation: Why You Should Lead a Giving Day for Your Community” with Kirk Windus
YNPN members – to register for 50% off, please use the code provided to you in the October e-newsletter. Not sure what the code is? Email at us email@example.com or message us on Facebook, @ynpngreaterbflo.
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!
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.