2018 Sponsors

#ynpn18 is made possible by these great organizations!  Please take a moment to read a little bit more about them and send a thank you tweet or message.



The Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy at IUPUI is dedicated to improving philanthropy to improve the world by training and empowering students and professionals to be innovators and leaders who create positive and lasting change. The school offers a comprehensive approach to philanthropy—voluntary action for the public good—through its academic, research and international programs and through The Fund Raising School, Lake Institute on Faith & Giving and the Women’s Philanthropy Institute.

Thank them on Twitter @IUPhilanthropy Facebook @IULillyFamilySchoolofPhilanthropy or LinkedIn @IULillyFamilySchoolofPhilanthropy




The Nonprofits Insurance Alliance Group includes the Alliance of Nonprofits for Insurance (ANI), and   Nonprofits’ Insurance Alliance of California (NIAC). Both are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that   provide a stable source of reasonably priced liability insurance coverages to more than 17,500 other   501(c)(3) nonprofits in 32 states and DC. We work only through brokers, so please have your broker contact us for a quote.


    Thank them on Facebook @insurancefornonprofits




Boardable aims to improve the experience of serving on a nonprofit board of directors. The affordable cloud-based platform centralizes activities for meetings, documents, discussions, polls, and contacts; automates scheduling, calendaring, and reminders; and integrates with Gmail and Outlook, as well as Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive for efficiency and ease of use. Boardable helps organizations better engage with their board members and committees, enabling those groups to have a greater impact in their communities.


Thank them on Twitter @BoardableApp


A national leader in the insurance and financial services marketplace for more than 140 years, the companies of OneAmerica help customers build and protect their financial futures. One America products include retirement plans, individual life insurance, annuities, long-term care solutions and employee benefit plan products. For more information, visit OneAmerica.com


Thank them on Twitter @OneAmerica



Knight Ridge Consulting provides expert planning, assessment and coaching for nonprofits to develop sustainable revenue strategies that achieve growth and mission accomplishment.


Thank them via email using jennyb@knightridgeconsulting.com 



Bloomerang's cloud-based donor management software is rooted in principles of philanthropy, simple to use and focused on empowering your team to achieve remarkable results through enhanced donor loyalty.


Thank them on Twitter @bloomerangTech 



Lumina Foundation is an independent, private foundation inIndianapolis that is committed to making opportunities for learning beyond high school available to all. We envision a system that is easy to navigate, delivers fair results, and meets the nation’s need for talent through a broad range of credentials. Our goal is to prepare people for informed citizenship and for success in a global economy.


Thank them on Twitter @LuminaFound



Indiana Tech's online Ph.D. in Global Leadership program prepares scholars for leadership roles in complex organizations in the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors and higher education. These scholar leaders will understand their responsibilities and roles as leaders in conserving, expanding, and transforming these organizations and in advancing the discipline of leadership and practice in a global society. Specializations in Organizational Management and Academic Administration offered. 


Thank them on Twitter @IndianaTech



Koehler Partners is proud to support the young leaders of our nonprofit sector! Established in 2010, KP is a woman-owned consulting firm that provides training, technical assistance, communications, public outreach, program evaluation, MBTI assessments and team building sessions. KP works with nonprofit, public and private organizations to improve services to their constituents. Learn more at www.koehlerpartners.com


Thank them on Facebook @koehlerpartners




Founded in 2012, Colton Strawser Consulting is a full-service consulting firm that empowers nonprofit organizations, foundations, and other groups seeking to change the world. Creating change can be hard, but with Colton Strawser Consulting it can be a little easier. Services offered by Colton Strawser Consulting include nonprofit organizational development (fundraising, program evaluation, advocacy, etc.), foundation management services, education consulting, communications consulting, and customized training. Help is a click away - visit www.coltonstrawser.com to learn more!


Thank them on Twitter @Colton_Strawser


The Chronicle of Philanthropy is an independent news organization that has been serving leaders, fundraisers, grant makers, and others involved in the philanthropic enterprise for more than 25 years. It offers a robust advice section to help nonprofit workers do their jobs as well as one of the biggest listings of career opportunities. The Chronicle updates its website throughout the day and appears 12 times per year in print.

Thank them on Twitter @Philanthropy



The University of Pennsylvania Master of Science in Nonprofit Leadership (NPL) program strives to educate the next generation of social impact leaders. Our students are collaborative agents of change, addressing long-term challenges in and through nonprofits, social enterprises, international NGOs, and beyond. The NPL program, offered in full-time and part-time on-campus formats as well as a hybrid online format, welcomes individuals who are innovative, bright, passionate, and energized to be transformative thought leaders.


Thank them on Twitter @PennSP2



Jason Lewis, CFRE & AFP Master Trainer, provides the sector with an often-needed contrarian voice, willing to question deeply engrained beliefs and assumptions of how effective fundraising really works. Whether writing or speaking, Jason challenges the prevailing wisdom about effective practices, hiring decisions, and donor behavior. Jason’s book, The War for Fundraising Talent, is an honest yet hopeful critique of professional fundraising, intended for those shops that find it difficult to consistently achieve their goals.

Thank them on Facebook @lewisfundraising 



The Civic Scholars Program offers full-tuition scholarships for the Weekend MBA Program at Chicago Booth to outstanding professionals working in nonprofit organizations or government. Scholars will increase positive and lasting impact by learning to use rigorous inquiry and analysis to develop solutions for the complex issues organizations tackle. This is an exceptional opportunity for nonprofit and government professionals to earn an MBA while continuing to work in their organizations.  Learn more

Chicago Booth will be sponsoring our Official Reception- the "one you don't want to miss" on Sunday, July 29th. Thank them on Facebook @consideringbooth


Aly Sterling Philanthropy is a full-service consulting firm specializing in building sustainable solutions for nonprofits. We provide fundraising, board governance, strategic planning and executive search services to organizations of all shapes and sizes.

Thank them on Facebook @AlySterlingPhilanthropy


Whoever you are and whatever your background, there's a place for you here. St. Paul’s Indy is a vibrant Episcopal church with a diverse socioeconomic and intergenerational community of members. Our leadership and congregation are committed to being a place in which all people discover God and a deep sense of mission and purpose. Curious? Come for Summer Sunday worship at 7:45 a.m. & 10 a.m. or learn more at stpaulsindy.org.

Thank them on Facebook @stpaulsindy




Funraise provides exceptional, innovative, and friendly fundraising technology. Built on a foundation of nonprofit experience and innovation, our state-of-the-art platform integrates every critical aspect of fundraising management into a single platform, making it enjoyable to create impact around the world. We help raise the funds and the FUN.

Thank them on Twitter @Funraise


Strengthen your Servant Heart. Broaden your Business Mind. Make a Greater Impact.

As a Master of Nonprofit Administration (MNA) student, you will gain a solid business education and acquire insights and strategies to elevate your organization into a more effective and sustainable force for good.

Each cohort develops a tight bond fostered by shared experiences and the collective desire to influence transformative change. You will work alongside peers who all have the same desire to "do something."

Every day we are exposed to suffering and hardship all over the world—things that make us stop and think "someone really needs to do something." As an MNA grad, YOU can be that someone.

Thank them on Twitter @NDBusiness


The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IUPUI prepares students to address the problems of modern society in ways that more traditional schools overlook. At SPEA, you’ll learn from the sharpest minds in criminal justice, public administration, urban affairs, environmental policy, economics, sociology, nonprofit management, public policy, and law. You can then apply your degree to solving some of the most challenging issues in the world today.

Thank them on Twitter @SPEA_Indy


Smash Social is a coffeehouse and ping pong bar open for all ages. Offering a variety of craft beers, bold wines, and locally roasted coffee. Come for a quick game, or stay awhile to enjoy bottomless cups of coffee and free wifi. With plenty of space for working (including small and individual meeting rooms) and comfortable seating for friendly meet-ups Smash Social is perfect for your evening and weekend hangs

Thank them on Twitter @SmashSocialHQ


Looking for a unique venue in Indianapolis to host your wedding or event? INDUSTRY, from start to finish, is an experience unlike any other. Our industrial-chic event space boasts an open floor concept with the flexibility to create a unique event from all areas of design. Utilize our raw elements of historic brick walls, exposed wooden beams, concrete floors and show stopping backdrops to host the perfect event. At INDUSTRY, you have creative control and benefit from our open vendor policy, no curfew and 24-hour rental period. Welcome to the INDUSTRY experience!

Thank them on Twitter @INDUSTRY.828



The Association of Fundraising Professionals-Indiana Chapter is a network of more than 370 professional fundraisers and service providers in central Indiana, all working on behalf of important nonprofit causes in our community.

For nearly 40 years, the association has fostered development and growth of fundraising professionals and promoted high ethical standards in the fundraising profession. Our members benefit from monthly education luncheons, brown bag series, networking events, mentorship, and ongoing support through their fundraising career.

Thank them on Twitter @AFPIHQ