30 Under 30 Awards


The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Atlanta (YNPN) & the Georgia Center for Nonprofits (GCN) recognize that the future of our sector rides on the shoulders of our current young leaders, and we want to celebrate and support them along their path. We will recognize 30 leaders under 30 years of age that are making waves in the nonprofit sector in our state. 

Nominations for the awards are accepted from across Georgia (with a focus on the Atlanta area) to recognize 30 young nonprofit professionals who are making a powerful impact in their organizations by exhibiting outstanding leadership, innovation, and commitment to their community work. GCN and YNPN Atlanta seek 30 young professionals who are working to improve not only their communities but the nonprofit sector as a whole. 

Requirements for nominees: 
- Nominations can be submitted through self-nominations or a nominator 
- Nominee must be under 30 years of age (as of November 1, 2017)
- Nominee must have worked in the nonprofit sector for at least 2 years
- Pr
evious recipients of the Nonprofit Leader 30 Under 30 award may not apply again 
-Recipients do NOT have to be members of YNPN Atlanta but are encouraged to participate in YNPN Atlanta events

Benefits of becoming a 30 Under 30 award winner:
-Recognition among the nonprofit sector
-6-month membership to YNPN Atlanta
-Professional development opportunities
-Opportunities for service projects and networking with current and past 30 Under 30 award recipients


2017 Class - Nominations are Closed -- New Class Announcement in late November 



Check out our previous Award Recipients!