College of Community and Public Service

Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year

Matthew Downey: Receives YNPN Professional of the Year Award!

Matthew Downey

Congratulations to our very own Matthew Downey!

Matthew was chosen as the recipient for the 2011 Young Nonprofit Professional of the Year award at the awards ceremony on Thursday, November 3rd and was recognized as an evolving and innovative nonprofit professional.  He has 20 years of experience in the nonprofit field. He thanked the group and said he was a "nonprofit for life" person and was honored to receive the award.  Matthew recognized the other nominees as well deserving.  It is great to see him get the recognition he deserves from the community.

The awards ceremony took place at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in downtown Grand Rapids.

To find out more about the award and Matthew’s accomplishments visit





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