About Us

Our Mission:
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of San Diego (YNPN San Diego/YNPNsd) activates emerging leaders by connecting them with the resources, people and ideas they need to advance the nonprofit sector.

Our Vision:
A high impact network of leaders committed to innovation, advocacy and philanthropy.

Chapter Leadership:

YNPN San Diego is led by an Advisory Board of emerging leaders from the San Diego nonprofit community. Fiscally sponsored by Mission Edge San Diego, we operate as a governing Board of Directors and use the experience to develop our individual and organizational knowledge about outstanding leadership.

We are committed to...

  • Providing members with outstanding programs: Social events, Professional Development programming, Networking and additional resources.
  • Building a strong membership base.
  • Recruiting and nurturing emerging leaders to serve the nonprofit community.
  • Establishing organizational structure: Internal and external committees, ad hoc teams.
  • Integrating best practices in our policies and procedures.
  • Creating strategic partnerships throughout the nonprofit community.
  • Improving member communications.
  • Implementing our Fundraising Plan.
  • Creating a Mentorship Program.

The Advisory Board Values...

  • Recruit and connect emerging leaders to leadership opportunities
  • Educate emerging leaders on best practices and new strategies
  • Collaborate with other nonprofits, professional networks, and organizations to cultivate San Diego's nonprofit "hub"
  • Deliver innovative and relevant programming to our members
  • Advocate for emerging leaders and the nonprofit sector
  • Empower emerging leaders to step up and take on a variety of leadership roles within and outside YNPNsd!

Meet Our Current Board Members!


Thank you to our Fiscal Sponsor: 


Thank you to our supporters for providing meeting space:

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