AFP Western Pennsylvania

AFP WPA is the key resource for fundraising and nonprofit professionals in Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Membership provides access to educational programs, networking opportunities and access to all of the benefits and services of AFP International. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming program!

Coffee Connections--Raising Big Dollars with a Small Staff (and Budget)


Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Event Location: 

 Mattress Factory

How do you manage the daily donor “to do” list and the big picture thinking when there isn’t a large group to help with the creative thinking and implementation?

Please bring your questions, success stories, and challenges related to working on a small development team as Caitlin Harpster, Director of Development for The Mattress Factory facilitates a group conversation.

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Join Caitlin after the conversation concludes for a private gallery tour. 





Celebrated throughout the world each November, National Philanthropy Day honors those individuals and organizations whose gifts of time, expertise, and resources contribute significantly to the success of the not-for-profit institutions they serve and our community.



Questions?  Interested in Volunteering?

Holiday Party

Tis the Season to Wine & Dine

Thursday, December 7, 2017

5:00pm - 7:30pm

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Celebrate the season with AFP friends as we swirl, sip, and savor wines from Dreadnought and heavy hors d’oeuvres from Café Raymond.

We will be sipping on wines from around the world that will work both at a cocktail party or a fine holiday dinner. 

Ask the experts questions about holiday wines or how to pair properly.  

Dreadnought Winery 

$25 registration fee for members $30 registration fee for non-members

AFP News

Social Media Strategies for Special Events...and Everything Else
At the recent International Fundraising Conference in Boston, Lisa Chmiola, CFRE and Josh Hirsch held a session on social media. And people had questions. A LOT of questions. So Lisa and Josh answered them all. Read on for everything you always wanted to know about managing social media, potential hashtags, Facebook, Pinterest and much more