Part 1: Legal Rights and Restrictions in Nonprofit Advocacy and Policy Work

YNPN-GR June Conversation Starter: Advocacy is a powerful tool for many organizations in achieving their mission. But while pursuing this mission-focused advocacy, nonprofit professionals often wrestle with difficult questions around what actions fall within their legal rights and what activities are restricted. Join YNPN-GR virtually as we learn from Bo Torres and Wendy Holtvluwer, who […]

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Recovery 101: When Your Fundraising Tanks and How to Change Course

YNPN-GR August Conversation Starter (Virtual) Over the last two years organizations had to reimagine what fundraising looks like for them. You’re invited to join YNPN-GR and a panel of 3 local non-profit professionals for a conversation on best practices for pivoting when things go wrong, strategies on how to recover and ways to get creative […]

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Leadership Annual Giving

YNPN-GR September Conversation Starter (Virtual) Join YNPN-GR as we welcome Colin Cumming back to his Michigan roots from Atlanta, GA to share with us his expertise in leadership annual giving. He is currently Director of Regional Development at Georgia Institute of Technology and has spent his career in the development field. With a variety of […]

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Dress for Success: Wardrobe Refresh and Professional Headshots

In the Image 4255 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan

YNPN-GR is partnering with In the Image and Megan Steenwyk Photography to offer a wardrobe refresh and updated professional headshots. This will be a drop-in pop-up shop where registrants will be able to try on and select 3-5 FULL outfits as well as take an updated headshot onsite! Come dressed in your professional clothing or take your picture after you […]

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2022 YNPN-GR Leadership Awards

Goei Center Kindel Room 818 Butterworth St SW, Grand Rapids, Michigan

About this event We are excited to announce that nominations are open and tickets are on sale for this year's YNPN.GR Leadership Awards. This year's awards ceremony will be at the Goei Center on October 27th, 2022 at 6:00 PM. We are accepting nominations for the following awards: ADVOCATE: The advocate is a passionate individual, constantly talking […]

Part 2: Legal Rights and Restrictions in Nonprofit Advocacy and Policy Work

YNPN-GR November Conversation Starter Join us for part 2 of such an interesting topic we had to break it into two sessions! (You did not have to attend part 1 in order to join us for part 2!) Advocacy is a powerful tool for many organizations in achieving their mission. But while pursuing this mission-focused […]

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YNPN-GR Conversation Starter: Planned Giving

YNPN-GR February Conversation Starter February Conversation Starter Speakers: Program Details: Join YNPN-GR for an engaging conversation on planned giving with Canopy Resources’ Abigail Bruins and Money for Ministry’s Dan Hubka. In this Conversation Starter, we will discuss what planned giving can look like, the value a planned giving program can add to your development strategies, […]

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