Welcome to the YNPN Madison Events page. Check back often to see what new and exciting things we have planned for you!
Volunteer Pumpkin Carvers Needed
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Have fun while helping in the gardens! Join YNPN and other volunteers for a fun evening of pumpkin carving at Olbrich Botanical Gardens! About 50-60 artistic jack-o-lanterns are needed to set the stage for Olbrich’s upcoming event: Crackle, Fire and Froth. PLUS, The volunteer with the most creative pumpkin will win 4 tickets to GLEAM, Art in a New Light.
Please RSVP below so we know how many volunteers to expect. Can’t make it to this session, but still want to help? Volunteers are needed each night during GLEAM.About YNPN:Young Nonprofit Professionals Network - Madison is a membership organization for young people involved in the Greater Madison nonprofit community. We invest in our members and future community leaders through learning, networking and professional development opportunities. Our low membership rate and accessible events encourage individuals to join and build a strong peer network in the sector to support and learn from throughout their careers.YNPN Pumpkin Carving Volunteers at Olbrich Gardens, 2016.
About Crackel, Fire & Froth
This is an outdoor evening event, complete with a live band, 10 bonfires, and food/beverage vendors. It will take place on Friday, September 29. Learn more on Olbrich's website.
Field & Folly FundraiserThursday, September 28th, 2017
6 PM - 9 PM
The Fields Reserve
Price: $30/person in advance, $40 at the door
Please join Second Harvest Foodbank for our first ever young professionals event, Field & Folly!
We'll have LIVE MUSIC by Late Harvest, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle & a wine pull! Best of all, for every dollar that is raised at the event, an anonymous donor will be matching that up to $20,000!
Is there a better way to spend an evening, than with your friends, learning about an amazing organization that assists the community in distributing food to those struggling with hunger, seeing a beautiful, brand new event venue, and sipping on a cocktail or two?! Steenbock's on Orchard will be catering the event with some delicious food appetizers! We can't wait to spend the evening with you!
Register here, or RSVP on Facebook.
Join YNPN at Madison Non Profit Day
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
8am - 6pm
Price: $75/person. YNPN Members get a $50 discount. Become a member.
The Madison Nonprofit Day Conference is a single-day skills-building and networking conference designed to foster connections between and accelerate the progress of nonprofit professionals, social entrepreneurs, civic and philanthropic leaders, and local government leaders. We connect changemakers in an exhilarating, inspiring, and exhausting day of keynotes, workshops, panels, presentations, and activities that provides opportunities to gain skills, share experiences and expertise, network, and forge future bonds.
Thursday, October 19, 2017
Old Sugar Distillery
Price: Free for members to attend or become a member at the door. Bring a friend and both will receive $5 off renewal/new memberships.
Come strengthen your network, get to know fellow YNPN members and voice your opinion on what you’d like to see in the upcoming year. Enjoy Old Sugar Distillery craft cocktails, networking Jenga and take home some awesome prizes!
Guests will receive one free drink ticket, light appetizers, and a raffle ticket! Want a chance for extra raffle tickets? Bring a friend to get a second. RSVP below and receive a third.
Street parking is available, as is parking in the MG&E Good Neighbor Lot (after 6 p.m.). Several bus routes run along East Washington Ave., and the bike path is nearby.
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) - Madison is a membership organization for young people involved in the Greater Madison nonprofit community. We invest in our members and future community leaders through learning, networking and professional development opportunities. Our low membership rate and accessible events encourage individuals to join and build a strong peer network in the sector to support and learn from throughout their careers.
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
8:00am - 4:15pm
The Italian Community Center
Wisconsin Philanthropy Network is honored to again celebrate this partnership with our 2017 Statewide Conference on Philanthropy. This full-day event will highlight the goals, strategies, and successes of our peers and bring together some of philanthropy’s best thought leaders, including keynote speakers Paul Schmitz and Robert Egger, both named to The Nonprofit Times’ Power & Influence Top 50 list. Learn more about the conference here.
$200 to the public; $135 for YNPN newsletter recipients; $90 for YNPN members (limited quantities available so register soon).
Take advantage of the YNPN member discount code by becoming a YNPN member now! Join here.
Email your name, company, email address, address, phone number, morning/afternoon sessions of choice, and dietary restrictions to Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org. $90 tickets available on a first come, first serve basis.