The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of New Jersey activates and supports the next generation of nonprofit leaders through educational opportunities, idea sharing, and networking to build and sustain a powerful and diverse nonprofit sector in New Jersey. Find out more the benefits of becoming a member, our board, and upcoming mixers and professional development events through the menu above.


YNPN-NJ is led by an all-volunteer team of board members and committee volunteers.  We invite you to learn more about our board and committee volunteers, or explore ways for you to get involved in supporting our programming and initiatives.



YNPN-NJ is an official chapter in the YNPN National Network, which began in 1997 as a gathering of peers in San Francisco and has grown to a national organization with more than 40 chapters in cities and states across the country.  Membership in YNPN-NJ also includes benefits as a YNPN National member, including networking opportunities and access to supportive chapters almost anywhere in the country.  YNPN National provides support and resources for local YNPN chapters through leadership development, networking, and advocacy on behalf of young nonprofit professionals.  You can learn more about the history and mission of YNPN National here.

YNPN-NJ became an official chapter in 2015 and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit in 2017 in order to continue our growth and increase programming and support for our members throughout the state.