Member Perks & Resources


Jobs Board
YNPN.GR members receive full access to the most up to date nonprofit jobs in West Michigan. The jobs board can be found by clicking here. You must be logged in to view the jobs board. 

Nonprofit Learning Lab
YNPN.GR members receive a discount to webinars offered through Nonprofit Learning Lab. Webinar topics range from board development, volunteer management, creating a fundraising plan and more. All webinars offer continuing education units through CRFE. For webinar schedule and to register, visit All YNPN.GR members can attend webinars for a discounted rate. Use discount code YNPN to access!

Discounted YNPN.GR Event Tickets

Members receive special discounted to YNPN.GR events, sunset as our annual Leadership Awards. Check out events page for relevant information. 


Association of Fundraising Professionals in Western Michigan (AFPWM)
AFP advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.

Business Leaders Linked to Encourage New Directions (BL2END)
BL2END serves as an outlet for young professionals of color to learn, network and grow and become engaged in the Grand Rapids community.

Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy is a university-based center leading a systems-based, comprehensive approach to serving nonprofits, foundations and others seeking to transform their communities for the public good.

Grand Rapids Grant Writer's Roundtable
Networking and professional development for grant writers and foundation relations officers who raise money through written word in Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

Grand Rapids Young Professionals (GRYP)
Grand Rapids Young Professionals provides young professionals between the ages of 21-40 with the opportunity to network professional and socially with each other.

Lakeshore Nonprofit Alliance (LNA)
LNA is a membership organization of nonprofits serving in or near Ottawa County in Western Michigan. The goal of LNA is to create a stronger, thriving alliance of nonprofits to improve the relationships between the organizations and those who fund the, and to build upon the collaborative relationships already existing between the area nonprofits.

Michigan Nonprofit Association (MNA)
MNA is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the diverse nonprofit sector through advocacy, training, technology services and civic engagement.

Volunteer Management Association of Western Michigan (VMAWM)
VMAWM exists to enable persons who manage volunteers or volunteer programs to advocate for volunteerism and to provide management enrichment.

West Michigan Planned Giving Group (WMPGG)
WMPGG serves to promote charitable giving in the community by hosting frequent educational sessions, supplying educational materials and promoting national participation in advocacy efforts.

Women in Development (WID)
Last Thursday of the Month, 7:45 am at Wolfgang's
The WID group meets for breakfast, networking and support. No dues, no rules and no obligation. You only pay for your own breakfast order. For more information, contact Mary Sumner.

World Affairs Council of West Michigan
The purpose of the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan is to educate, promote, and provide forums for conversations and international topics.

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