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. 


Introduction to YNPN Greater Bflo

YNPN Greater Buffalo strengthens the nonprofit community by serving as an inclusive and innovative resource for networking and growth to empower young professionals.

In an effort to expand our accessibility, we want to ensure that our programming and membership benefits are available to young professionals throughout all of Western New York.

Meet us online and learn more about what we offer!

Thursday, February 18th
Free & open to all

Register here.


Coffee Power Hour Schedule
January-March 2021

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. 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.

Registrants and our website/social media will be updated if the events are switched to in-person.

February CPH: Topic is Networking
*PLUS* for an additional $5 you can help us support a local business and get some delicious popcorn! As an add-on to this event, you have the option to purchase What’s Pop-In Kettle Corn or Garlic Parm popcorn for pick-up at their store by our February 10th CPH.

March 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 January:

-Thursday, January 21st 12:00-1:00pm: Sponsorships and How to Navigate During Times of Uncertainty 
Tuesday, January 26th – 8:30-9:30am: Grants and How to Navigate During Times of Uncertainty

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 or message us on Facebook, @ynpngreaterbflo.

Register here.


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!


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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