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. 


October Coffee Power Hour

October’s topic will be mentoring. In order to keep everyone safe, we have transitioned this Coffee Power Hour to an online event. You will be sent the Zoom meeting information upon registering. 

Wednesday, October 14
This event is free and open to everyone.

Register here.


Virtual Lab: Social Media Analytics, Surveys & Partnerships

The Nonprofit Learning Lab is a national nonprofit that connects, supports and develops individuals seeking to lead the nonprofit sector. YNPN Greater Bflo has partnered with the Nonprofit Learning Lab to provide members with an exclusive offer to attend their October training for FREE. This is a $50 savings!

Thursday, October 15th
3 workshops, 45 minutes each, from 1:00-3:45pm

Workshop 1: Analyzing Your Impact: A Guide to Social Media Analytics (1:00-1:45pm)
Workshop 2: Donor & Volunteer Surveys during COVID: Design to Analysis (2:00-2:45pm)
Workshop 3: Building Strategic Partnerships – Virtually or Not! (3:00-3:45pm)

YNPN members – to register for free, 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.


Happy Hour at Resurgence Brewing Co.

YNPN Greater Bflo will be hosting a happy hour for our members at Resurgence Brewing Co. This will be a socially-distanced event, and all COVID-19 requirements must be followed.

Wednesday, October 21st
Begins at 5:00pm
55 Chicago Street Buffalo, NY 14204
YNPN members only

You must register ahead of time as spots are limited. We will be split between two tables with a max of 20 members.

Register here.


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! Both workshops are work 1.0 CFRE credit.

Wednesday, October 14th, 8:00am – Opportunities to Strengthen Yourself & Your Organization
Tuesday, October 27th, 3:00pm – Stewardship Tricks and Treats for a Virtual World

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.


Coffee Power Hour Schedule
July-December 2020

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, open to everyone, and run from 7:30am-9:00am.

If we are able to meet in person, please note the location of each CPH next to the links below. Registrants and our website/social media will be updated if the events are switched to in-person.

November – Roots Coffee + Tea
December – Public Espresso (Downtown)


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!


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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