2019 Events*

*Dates subject to change based on partner and venue availability  

Most YNPN Austin events are free for members! Some events have a small fee for non-members, but others are open to everyone.  

Our event topics for this year will include:

  • Conflict Management
  • Managing Up
  • Financial Literacy
  • Advocacy
  • Computer Literacy 
  • Health & Wellness 
  • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 

January:

  • Annual YNPN Kick-Off & Committee Crawl
    • January 17th | 6pm @ Infinite Monkey Theorem
    • Click Here to Sign-up!
    • Join us for our Annual Kick-Off Event sponsored by Classic Forms & Products! Help us kick off the new year with a Committee Crawl and Happy Hour with YNPN Austin! This event is free and open to members and prospective members.
    • Join a Committee!: Want to get more involved with YNPN Austin? This is your opportunity to learn about our different committees and sign up to join! With a robust line-up of 2019 events, we are looking for members who are interested sharing their skills to strengthen our organization.
    • Become an official member!: Have you heard? YNPN Austin has transitioned to a paid-membership model. There will be sign-ups at the event. Oh yeah... and swag for members!
    • Network: Meet other nonprofit peeps who are changing the world.
    • Eat & Drink: Enjoy wine (or beer!) from the The Infinite Monkey Theorem and complimentary appetizers.
    • Get the Scoop! Hear from YNPN Austin 2019 President Kara Prior and learn about upcoming YNPN Austin events!
    • Trust us - you will NOT want to miss this party! See you there!
  • Speaker Series | Conflict Management
    • January 29th | 6PM - 8PM @ Livestrong Foundation 
    • We know that conflict can pop up anywhere, so join YNPN and Dispute Resolution Center's Kris Donley on Jan 29th to learn how to best resolve interpersonal conflict in life and at work. We look forward to seeing you for our first Speaker Series event of 2019! 
    • FREE for YNPN Members and only $10 for non-members
    • Visit our eventbrite event page to reserve your ticket 

February:

  • Network with the Executives
    • Date: Wednesday, February 27th 6 PM - 8 PM
    • Location: Haymaker, 2310 Manor Road, Austin, TX 78722
    • Do you have a burning question about your career, but you just don’t know who to ask? Do you want to be an Executive Director or in charge of a program one day? Are you interested in what it takes to build a successful career for social impact?
    • Join YNPN and your fellow young professionals for an evening of networking with and learning from the top executives in our field around Austin. This is a chance to get everyone you’ve been wanting to speak with in one room. Come ready to learn, engage and snack on complimentary light bites.
    • Event is Free to Members and $10 for Non-members
    • Register on eventbrite! 

March:

  • Head Shot Happy Hour! 
    • Date: March 26th | 5:30pm @ The Brewtorium
    • Join YNPN Austin for our annual Head Shot Happy Hour!
    • YNPN Members will receive a free professional headshot, $10 for non-members
    • Mix and mingle with YNPN Members while you enjoy complimentary light bites
    • Register on eventbrite!

April:

  • Speaker Series 
    • Date: April 9 | 6PM @ Livestrong Foundation 
    • This event is free for members and $10 for non-members
    • Register on eventbrite!

May:

  • Tacos & Tips
    • Date: May 23rd | 8 AM, City Hall Boards and Commissions Room
    • Join YNPN for our 1st Tacos and Tips of the year! 
    • Breakfast tacos and coffee provided
    • Leave with a skill tied to YNPN's core competency model
    • This event is free for members and $10 for non-members

June:

  • Behind the Scenes
    • Date: June 4th 5:30pm, Umlauf Sculpture Garden
    • Register on Eventbrite!
  • Skill Builder: Social Media
    • Date: June 19 6-7pm
    • St. David's Foundation Building, 1303 San Antonio Street, Suite 830

July

  • IMG_6712.jpgBehind the Scenes: Goodwill Central Texas
  • Speaker Series: Financial Literacy

August

  • Do Gooders Games
    • The Do Gooder Games is YNPN Austin’s annual signature event! DGG is a fast-paced evening with 16 teams battling it out in multiple rounds of fun mental challenges. Each team will compete in a super nonprofit smartypants winner-takes-all death match to win a grand prize to support the nonprofit of their choice. The champion team receives a grand prize, which can be donated to a non-profit of their choice. 

    • Find out more about the Do Gooder Games here.

    • Date: 8/20
  • Summer Bash! Networking Happy Hour
    • Date: TBA
    • Join us for a happy hour with a special focus on Board Recruitment!

September

  • Speaker Series 
    • Topic: Computer Literacy 
    • Date: TBA 
    • This event is free for members and $10 for non-members
  • Behind the Scenes
    • Theme: Health 
    • Date: TBA
    • Join YNPN for our 3rd Behind the Scenes tour of a local nonprofit for 2019! 
    • This event is free for members and prospective members

October

  • Speaker Series 
    • Topic: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion 
    • Date: TBA 
    • This event is free for members and $10 for non-members
  • Network with an Executive
    • Date: TBA
    • Do you have a burning question about your career, but you just don’t know who to ask? Do you want to be an Executive Director or in charge of a program one day? Are you interested in what it takes to build a successful career for social impact?
    • Join YNPN and your fellow young professionals for an evening of networking with and learning from the top executives in our field around Austin. This is a chance to get everyone you’ve been wanting to speak with in one room. Come ready to learn, engage and snack on complimentary light bites.

November

  • Tacos & Tips  MrMicophone.jpeg
    • Date: TBA 
    • Breakfast tacos and coffee provided
    • Leave with a skill tied to YNPN's core competency model
    • This event is free for members and $10 for non-members
  • Behind the Scenes
    • Date: TBA
    • Join YNPN for our 4th Behind the Scenes tour of a local nonprofit for 2019! 
    • This event is free for members and prospective members

December

  • Holiday Party! 
    • Date: TBA
    • Join YNPN Austin to close out the year with our Holiday Party Happy Hour! This is a time to relax after a long year and spread some holiday cheer with your fellow nonprofit professionals. We will have some tasty light bites for you to enjoy! As always, we will have time for networking and meeting other nonprofit professionals. We hope to see you there!
    • This event is free and open to YNPN members and prospective members.

 

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