To inspire and strengthen the philanthropic culture of the YMCA.

All YMCAs embrace a culture of giving to develop and sustain abundant resources
to meet their community needs.

NAYDO may be best known for our annual conference, but the benefits
of a NAYDO membership are year-round:


  • With an Association Membership, all staff and volunteers with leadership responsibilities may be included at no additional cost
  • Full access to the NAYDO website
  • Download the NAYDO mobile app for the conference
  • Join the Young Professionals Program, for those 31 years of age or younger
  • Volunteers can participate in special activities in the Volunteer In Philanthropy (VIP) program
  • Qualify for members-only priority registration for the NAYDO conference – a sell-out the last few years – and enjoy the lowest rates available
  • Volunteer at the NAYDO conference – a great networking opportunity!‚Äč
  • ‚ÄčExpand your network 


  • Listen to our NAYDO 365 podcasts – conversations with leaders about fundraising, working with volunteers and leadership
  • Participate in webinars featuring the best and brightest both inside and outside the YMCA movement
  • Receive six issues of NAYDO Developments newsletter with valuable insights on philanthropy
  • Check out materials from the NAYDO Resource Library, including copies of the NAYDO Communications Contest winners from each conference
  • Call on a network of qualified resource people – the NAYDO Council – to provide assistance as you strive to create a philanthropic culture at your YMCA


  • NAYDO educational offerings – workshops and webinars – qualify for CFRE credits 
  • Share your complimentary copy of conference workshop recordings with staff and volunteers to develop your Y's culture of philanthropy
  • Receive a discount on CFRE certification or recertification 
  • Be eligible as a nominee for the Eagle Award for Excellence in Fundraising 
  • Take advantage of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) member rate on their program materials and selected web/audio conferences