Articles By: Maggie Riggs

YNPN DC’s 2011 Annual Conference: Learn for a Day, Lead for a Lifetime

On June 3rd, more than 200 young professionals came together at the Washington Convention Center to share stories, learn new strategies, and gain new skills. The YNPN DC Annual Conference provided young nonprofit professionals across the DC metro-area an opportunity to gain insight from emerging leaders and a chance to share best practices with colleagues.

Event Report: Net Impact DC Impact Investing Series Kick Off

On Wednesday, the Net Impact DC chapter launched their “Impact Investing” series by co-hosting a networking event with the Calvert Foundation. During the event, a variety of DC-based professionals and students had the opportunity to connect with impact investing thought leaders.

Event Report: UN Association of the National Capital Area Dinner

On Saturday evening, young professionals in the Washington DC metro area attended the Young Professionals Career Dinners and reception hosted by the United Nations Association of the National Capital Area, Young Professionals for International Cooperation. The UNA-NCA is a membership organization dedicated to educating, mobilizing and inspiring Americans to support the principles and vital work of the United Nations.

The exclusive 501(c)(3) status: cracking the code to nonprofit bliss

We all hear the term ‘501(c)(3)’ thrown around in the nonprofit sector, but what does it actually mean to be one? Read on for a top line assesment of the intricate IRS application process, and be one step closer to securing the financial status needed to run a successful nonprofit organization.