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YNPN Chicago is excited to announce that our annual Celebration, a celebration of Chicago's nonprofit community, will be in person on June 27, 2023 at the Center on Halsted! Join us for a night to recognize our nonprofit colleagues and celebrate all the good work being done in our sector! 

Congratulations to our 2023 Award winners: 

  • Chicago Scholars - Nonprofit of the Year

  • Young Women's Giving Council (Chicago Foundation for Women) - Associate Board of the Year

  • Alexandra Turcios - Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year

  • Dr. Abiodun Durojaye - Supervisor of the Year

See all finalists here.

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Can't attend this year but still want to support?

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Corey Richardson

Pon Angara

Gary Gordon

Girls on the Run Chicago

Sadaf Ajani

Chicago Urban League

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COVID-19 Policy

We ask that you monitor yourself 2 weeks before the event by providing that you have not tested positive for COVID-19 and have not had a known COVID-19 exposure. On the day of the event, if you are experiencing a cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, loss of taste or smell, fever, chills, muscle aches, headache, sore throat, fatigue, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, congestion, or a runny nose, for your safety and that of others, we ask that you please stay home.

There will be indoor and outdoor spaces (rooftop!) to engage in more intimate conversations to help ensure attendees are comfortable. 

Face masks are not required. Hand sanitizer will be available.

For a full list of our COVID-19 guidelines, click here

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YNPN Chicago's annual celebration returned to an in-person format to celebrate our community and awardees. 

  • Associate Board of the Year: Open Books

  • Supervisor of the Year: Emily Catalano 

  • Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year: Valeria Coffman

  • Nonprofit of the Year: Austin Coming Together


YNPN Chicago gathered virtually with our broader community to celebrate our awardees. 

  • Associate Board of the Year: Resilience Associate Board

  • Supervisor of the Year: Sasha Pena

  • Paid Internship of the Year: BECOME

  • Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year: Elianne Bahena

  • Nonprofit of the Year: Girls Inc. of Chicago 

To see more winners, click here

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