Frequently Asked Questions

Where are YNPN Chapters?

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There are YNPN chapters all over the United States with new chapters starting all the time.  Please refer to the YNPN website at www.ynpn.org for a list of established chapters. In addition, there a number of Start Up Chapters under development.

Where do YNPN chapters get their funding?

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The chapters that choose to fundraise solicit money from a variety of sources.  YNPN National suggests that chapters adopt a minimum $100 give/get policy for board members.  This means that all board members must give or get a minimum of $100 in donations for the local chapter each year.  Since most chapters do little fundraising, board contributions are an enormously important source of unrestricted revenue.  Some chapters also charge a nominal fee for certain events, others have chosen to introduce a paid membership model.

What is YNPN's organizational structure?

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YNPN National is governed by a Board of Directors.  Details of the current Board members can be found at www.ynpn.org

What is YNPN’s organizational structure?

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YNPN National is governed by a Board of Directors.  Details of the current Board members can be found at www.ynpn.org

Does YNPN have its own 501(c)(3) status?

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Yes, YNPN National is a  501(c)(3) and is incorporated in California.  However, chapters have their own legal status and does not fall under YNPN National's legal status. 

Does YNPN National charge YNPN Chapters and sort of fee?

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Yes, chapters are asked to share in costs of the infrastructure we provide to the network. This network investment is modest and based on the size of a chapter’s budget. 

What does YNPN National expect from YNPN Chapters?

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You can read YNPN National expectations of YNPN Chapters here [LINK]

What age range participates most often in YNPN activities?

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Generally, 22 to 35.  This said, YNPN is an inclusive organization and invites individuals of all ages to participate.

Is YNPN geared more for networking or professional development?

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Chapters have the autonomy to focus their own programming based on the needs of their members.