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First Event of the Year!

Hello all you lovely YNPNer's! We have scheduled the first event of the year!  Based on our member survey feedback, we have planned a guided nature walk to get everyone away from their desks and into nature for a few hours!    Event Details:  March 19th, 20169-11AMClark County Wetlands Park 7050 E. Wetlands Park LaneLas Vegas, NV 89122 Meet at the Nature Center Light snacks will be provided but make sure you bring water and wear comfortable shoes/clothes. Join Other YNPN Members as we: -Learn about the beautiful Clark County Wetlands Park -Meet other members -Take a break from hectic schedules for some [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:57-08:00March 6, 2016|

YNPN 2016 Strategic Plan

YNPN Board members gathered in January to create a vision and plan for the 2016 year. Check out the resulting STRATEGIC PLAN that outlines the areas of focus for the year: Professional Development, Personal Development, Mentorship, Membership and Operations.  Feel free to contact any board member for more details or options to volunteer! 

By |2020-12-30T06:03:57-08:00March 2, 2016|

Tech Impact is looking for Mentors!

Tech Impact is excited to announce the launch of ITWorks, a free 16 week IT certification program for underemployed youth, in Las Vegas, February 2016.  With classes currently offered in Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware, the program teaches students IT configuration and networking skills and matched them with mentors and internships at Fortune 500 companies like Capital One, Barclays and JP Morgan. ITWorks has graduated more than 200 students nationally since 2010. One hundred percent of program graduates are placed into IT internships and 75 percent find full-time opportunities within seven months of graduation. All graduates receive the Cisco IT Essential [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:57-08:00January 7, 2016|

YNPN 2015 National Conference

Have you ever gone to a conference and not really gone away with anything actionable you can take home and share with your team? Well the 2015 YNPN National Conference in Little Rock Arkansas was the complete opposite of that! We sent 5 board members to represent Southern Nevada at the National Conference and we are just busting at the seams to share with all of you the information we learned. Throughout the year we will be hosting coffee sessions where you can come and spend an hour or two with a board member and discuss a specific topic such [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:57-08:00August 24, 2015|

Professionals in Philanthropy – Story Telling event

Greetings, Colleagues and Friends! Professionals in Philanthropy is putting on a Storytelling Workshop you won’t want to miss! This is the debut of the Storytelling Division of Professionals in Philanthropy (PiP). Yep! You heard it right. PiP now has an entire division focused on helping you tell your story in a compelling way that moves people to action. What are a few ways storytelling can be used? For letting your donors know how their generosity is changing lives (leading to additional and larger gifts!) For recruiting board members who will engage from the first day For finding employees who are [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:57-08:00April 7, 2015|

Get Connected Through Moonridge U’s Board Matchmaker!

Organizations and individuals can register now to match Board Member opportunities!  There are several talented individuals in our community looking to get involved and an abundance of nonprofits looking for leaders to join their boards...Our goal is to connect the two! Board Matchmaker is a free "matchmaking" service that connects community members with organizations based on background, sector, and commitment level.  Over fifteen connections have been made, and we aim to make many more! Create your profile using the links below:    If you are an individual looking to join a board, fill out your profile here:  http://www.moonridgegroup.com/moonridge-u/board-matchmaker/individual-looking-to-join-a-board/   If [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:57-08:00March 31, 2015|

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities- AUGUST & SEPTEMBER

AUGUST 7 - FREE Grantwriting Training 19 - Look Before You Leap! - Starting a Nonprofit Organization in Las Vegas SEPTEMBER 2 - UNLV Launches Grant Academy UNLV Division of Educational Outreach and the UNLV School of Environmental and Public Affairs have partnered to offer a Grant Writing Certificate. Graduates of the program will gain skills in identifying relevant grant opportunities, writing strong proposals, tracking program outcomes, managing reports to funders, and utilizing available technologies and data sources to make a convincing case for support. To earn the UNLV Grant Academy Certificate, you must complete five core courses. 17 - [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:58-08:00July 31, 2014|

YNPN National Conference 2014

During June 26-28th over 100 chapter leaders from the 37 chapters of the Young Nonprofit Professional Network gathered in the Twin Cities to collaborate, connect and help shape the future of the network. Two of the chapter leaders from YNPN Southern Nevada chapter, Jacob Murdock and Tim Mullin, were able to attend. This three day conference kicked off with the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits’ Annual Leadership Conference, where the YNPN chapter leaders interacted and attended sessions from non-profit leaders from across the state of Minnesota. The theme for the conference this year was “Exploring Diverse Voices”. This one day event [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:58-08:00June 30, 2014|

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities – June & July

June 5 - Demystifying the Form 990 10 - Major Gift Fundraising-Strategies for Landing the Big Gift 11 - New OMB Super Circular Explained (Webinar) 17 - Developing Nonprofit Programs 18 - Giving USA: Annual Report on Philanthropy 16 - Grant Writing Basics - Online Course 25 - Federal Competitiveness Project (Webinar) July 10 - Legal Compliance and Public Disclosure 10 - Funder Interview w/ Thom Reilly, Executive Director, Caesars Foundation (Webinar) 15 - HR for Nonprofit Organizations Ongoing/ Web-based Introduction to Nonprofit Management PBS Global Online Advanced Learning - Business Skills Catalog

By |2020-12-30T06:03:58-08:00May 30, 2014|

Updates from the National YNPN Organizaiton

Did you know that YNPN Southern Nevada is part of a national network of chapters? Read here for national news and upcoming events.  YNPN National hosts a Chapter Congress to keep all chapters up to date on organizational happenings. The last call was on April 23. Chapter congress representative talked about what degree are local boards interested in YNPN's work at the national level including Chapter Congress. They also shared thoughts on if local chapter members are even interested in YNPM National. Some other topics included: Where do chapters turn for more information about YNPN National? How often, and through which [...]

By |2020-12-30T06:03:58-08:00April 30, 2014|
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