Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Grand Rapids empowers emerging professionals to thrive, grow, and build community within the nonprofit sector.


To foster the development, recruitment and retention of young and emerging professionals in the nonprofit sector so that they may better serve their local nonprofit organizations and community.  This will be done by providing training, networking opportunities, personal and professional growth opportunities, and resources and services.


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-racism

Curiosity and Learning



Strategic Pillars

  1. Invest in the board’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Anti-Racism (DEIA) capacity.
  2. Increase YNPN-GR’s awareness in the West MI community.
  3. Create a membership experience that is valuable & accessible to the broader community.
  4. Develop diverse, sustainable revenue streams.