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    Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 06:30 PM

    YNPN Open Committee Meetings

    Are you interested in getting more involved with YNPN, learning new nonprofit job skills, or meeting new folks in the nonprofit sector? Joining one of our four engaging YNPN Triangle NC committees is a great way to do so! 

    To learn more about joining, you're invited to come to our open committee meetings this summer. You'll get the chance to meet other committee members and chairs, and get a sense of what it's like to be on a YNPN committee. You can find more information about our committees below and then RSVP to our open meetings here!

    Programming Committee
    Chair: Alexa Broderick (alexabroderick1@gmail.com, 216-544-7763)
    Meeting: Monday, August 13, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Saledelia Cafe (4201 University Dr. #101 Durham, NC 27707)

    Programming Committee is responsible for envisioning, conceptualizing, and executing exemplary events throughout the year that bring emerging nonprofit leaders together for rich opportunities for networking, learning and professional development. We develop compelling event themes, identify dynamic speakers and thought leaders, research and book the best venues, and host events that leave our members feeling inspired and energized about their work. Join us if you are an ambitious, creative, detail-oriented self-starter with experience or interest in: event planning & coordination, operations, and/or project management.

    Communications & Marketing Committee
    Chairs: Kate Maxcy (maxcyk@gmail.com, 515-720-2884) & Leah Catotti (leah.catotti@gmail.com, 919-358-4976)
    Meeting: Thursday, July 19th at 6:30-7:30 pm at Caribou Coffee in Brier Creek (8201 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617)

    Marketing & Communications Committee is a team of committed communicators working to create, curate and publish quality and consistent YNPN-mission messaging. We ensure that branded content fulfills our strategic plan and vision, and promote member engagement through events, programming, networking opportunities, leadership and EDI (equity, diversity and inclusion) awareness. We're looking for creative, flexible folks with a passion for strategic communications to join our team!

    #NonprofitStrong Summit Committee
    Chair: Tanaya Suddreth (tanayasuddreth@gmail.com, 828-390-6516)
    Meeting: Monday, August 13, 6:30-7:30 pm at Earthfare, Brier Creek (10341 Moncreiffe Rd, Raleigh, NC 27617)

    Summit Committee is a team of passionate strategists who design, plan, and execute our #NonprofitSTRONG Summit, an annual conference that brings together nonprofit professionals from across the region for a full day of networking and professional development. We are looking for self-motivated, driven, organized and creative emerging leaders who are passionate about project and event planning and creating meaningful experiences for others.

    Fundraising Committee
    Chair: Janay Jones (jones.janay.t@gmail.com, 202-352-7776)
    Meeting: TBD

    The Fundraising Team is a team of creative executors who will work towards raising funds, including the development and execution of giving campaigns, identifying and communicating with potential funders, and engaging in grant writing. We are seeking individuals who have experience and/or interest in development & fundraising for a startup-like organization.

    If you have any questions, don't hesitate to reach out to any of our committee chairs. We look forward to meeting you at one of our upcoming open committee meetings soon. RSVP here!

    Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 06:30 PM · 28 rsvps

    The Sweet Side of Fundraising

    Does the word fundraising make you nervous?

    Fundraising is crucial for nonprofits to complete their projects and fulfill their missions, but it is often confusing and scary for the professionals charged with the job. On Thursday, July 26th, join YNPN Triangle NC to learn and practice helpful tips on how to effectively “make the ask.”  Our presenter, Mary Beth Hernandez, Associate Dean for Advancement at UNC’s School of Social Work, will discuss:

    • The difference between development and fundraising
    • Different types of asks
    • What makes an effective ask
    • How to effectively communicate your ask
    • ...and more!

    The event will also feature time to practice among other young professionals in the room in a fun and collaborative environment--with desserts! Whether you are interested in learning more about fundraising or interested in the to opportunity to practice your skills, this will be a program you don’t want to miss. Join us! 

    Desserts will be provided! 

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