Events

With a vision to strengthen communities and the nonprofit sector, YNPN - Madison activates emerging leaders through professional development and networking events. Join us at area events and become a member to receive full benefits.

  • Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at 05:30 PM · 2 rsvps
    Location TBD

    Goal Setting

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    Save the date for an evening with Nick Venturella, creator of the Provision Journal, which harnesses the benefits of science and proven techniques to create and track goals. 

  • Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 08:00 AM · 1 rsvp
    Oasis Cafe in Fitchburg, WI

    YP WakeUp: Programs with a Purpose

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    Have you struggled with developing youth or adult programs that have a profound impact? Come chat about some of the issues you've faced with direct services programs and get some help from your fellow program nerds.

    Join YNPN for coffee and conversation! Allison Martinson, YNPN Board Member and STEM Program Manager for Girl Scouts will lead a discussion on creating programs with a purpose. Allison Martinson has worked in direct services youth and adult enrichment programming for a decade and is still refining her process! She specializes in problem-based learning methods for kids and design thinking for adults.

    YP Wake Up provides a monthly opportunity for young professionals to connect before work at coffee shops around town. YP Wake Up is perfect for you if you aren’t always able to attend evening events, if you are interested in learning more about YNPN, or if you are just looking to connect with nonprofit peers through casual conversation at a coffee shop.

  • Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Goodman Community Center in Madison, WI

    Self Love Isn’t Selfish

    Join YNPN for a night that’s all about YOU! Refresh and relax with a short meditation, vision board craft, healthy snacks and socializing in an effort to practice self-love.

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    Please note: this is a members-only event, and is limited to 25 guests. Register (coming soon) early to save your spot!

    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 education, 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.

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 07:00 PM
    Ale Asylum in Madison, WI

    Lounge & Learn: Direct Service Social

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    Join YNPN and fellow social workers, teachers, direct-service providers and nonprofit professionals for drinks and discussion! Rachel Mickelson, YNPN Board Member, Mental Health Care Leader and entrepreneur will lead a conversation related to working in direct service.

     

  • Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    The Sheraton Hotel in Madison, WI

    Reaching and Engaging Millennials

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    Attend Wegner CPAs' information seminars with fellow YNPN members. Members of YNPN-Madison receive exclusive communications and discounts, including 50% off Wegner's upcoming seminars.

    This month's topic is focused on reaching and engaging millennials with Melodi Bunting, CPA, CMA, CGMA, MBA, Wegner CPAs.

    Wegner CPAs, a partner of YNPN-Madison, hosts bi-monthly seminars for non-profit executive directors, finance directors and other administrative staff the opportunity to learn about new regulations, ideas and systems to better manage their organizations. Additionally, the Roundtable provides opportunities to network with colleagues from similar organizations and share success stories. 

     

  • Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 08:00 AM through April 29, 2018

    YP Week

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    This is Madison's third year participating in Young Professional Week and the collaborative efforts of 14 organizations are bringing YPWeek to life in our community! There will be 20+ events showcasing Madison in a unique way from April 22-29, 2017.

    YPWeek Wisconsin is modeled after a program that NEWaukee started in 2012 to provide a weeklong series of events focusing on discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter to young professionals in the Milwaukee area.

  • Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    The Sheraton Hotel in Madison, WI

    Building Your Brand Using Social Media

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    Attend Wegner CPAs' information seminars with fellow YNPN members. Members of YNPN-Madison receive exclusive communications and discounts, including 50% off Wegner's upcoming seminars.

    This month's topic is focused on building your band using social media with Katherine Ramirez, CEO and Founder of adBidtise.

    Wegner CPAs, a partner of YNPN-Madison, hosts bi-monthly seminars for non-profit executive directors, finance directors and other administrative staff the opportunity to learn about new regulations, ideas and systems to better manage their organizations. Additionally, the Roundtable provides opportunities to network with colleagues from similar organizations and share success stories. 

     

  • Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    Memorial Union Terrace in Madison, WI

    Networking Nights: Game Night at the Terrace

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    Join Young Nonprofit Professionals Network - Madison, rine (indoors) or shine (outdoors), for a night at the Memorial Union Terrace! Meet and mingle with YNPN members and friends, enjoy a drink, play some board games and just relax on Madison’s best patio. All are welcome, so please feel free to bring a friend!

     

     

  • Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 06:00 PM
    Vintage Downtown in Madison, WI

    Marketing & Communications Happy Hour

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    Socialize with marketing and communications professionals. Whether you need some advice on your e-newsletter or digital ad campaign, or just want to expand your network, this will be a great event for you!

  • Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 11:00 AM
    The Sheraton Hotel in Madison, WI

    How to Prepare for an Audit

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    Attend Wegner CPAs' information seminars with fellow YNPN members. Members of YNPN-Madison receive exclusive communications and discounts, including 50% off Wegner's upcoming seminars.

    This month's topic is focused on how to prepare for an audit with Adam Kuczysnki, CPA of Wegner CPAs.

    Wegner CPAs, a partner of YNPN-Madison, hosts bi-monthly seminars for non-profit executive directors, finance directors and other administrative staff the opportunity to learn about new regulations, ideas and systems to better manage their organizations. Additionally, the Roundtable provides opportunities to network with colleagues from similar organizations and share success stories. 

     


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