Educational Program and Meeting Archives

Thursday, December 7, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Dreadnought Wines
  Tis the Season to Wine & Dine 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...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center
Hosted by Rich Mahoney, CFRE Vice President and Chief Development Officer of the Washington Health System Foundation. Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center 240 Wellness Way Washington PA   There is no cost to attend for AFP members and a $10 fee for non-members.   
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 11:30am - 2:00pm
  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 11:30-2:00 Fairmont Hotel  Jacqueline S. Flanagan, CFRE, Outstanding Fundraising Executive Angela Longo, Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Jacob Haugh, Outstanding Youth Kim Tieman and Pat Getty Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation,...
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 8:00am - 10:00am
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...
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Point Park University
* SOLD OUT *   Presented by Nonprofit Talent, The Association of Fundraising Professionals W PA Chapter, The Forbes Funds, and The Pittsburgh Foundation 8 AM Registration and breakfast, 8:30 AM Program begins Session Description: With the challenges facing our communities being more...
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:00am - Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 11:00pm
Cincinnati, Ohio
Opening Keynote:  Building Powerful Teams with Justin Maust In its eleventh year, the 2017 AFP Leadership Academy is a two and a half day event featuring advanced leadership development opportunities and AFP chapter management training, designed to enrich your career. There are an abundance of...
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 8:30am - 10:30am
Carnegie Mellon University
AFPWPA Annual Meeting & Storyliving Webinar Join us for our annual meeting, an opportunity to network with your fundraising colleagues, give input for the upcoming AFP program year and hear from Tammy Zonker, one of America’s Top 25 Fundraising Experts, as she presents a webinar entitled...
Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 5:00am - 8:00pm
YWCA Greater Pittsburgh
Learn how to develop a personal board of directors. Understand the significance of cultivating strong mentors and sponsors. The keynote speaker is a former YWCA Young Leaders Board Member, Ayana Ledford. She is the Executive Director of PROGRESS which is in connection with CMU. She...
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Shannopin Country Club
** NEW DATE ** Join your fundraising colleagues to learn about Dr. Kevin Kearns’ practical research on leadership skills necessary to run various types of organizations, especially nonprofits.  As he will share, leadership skills are not limited to the CEO, but instead apply to just...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:30am - 10:00am
United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania Greensburg
Engaging companies in giving and volunteering Identify meaningful volunteer activities for company employees and groups Manage the company and individual relationship from volunteer to donor Work with company leaders to track and acknowledge volunteers and donors   United Way of...
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Cranberry, PA
Event Fundraising Roundtable Breathe Pennsylvania 201 Smith Drive, Suite E Cranberry Twp., PA 16066 Topics may include... Building a strong committee Budgeting for success When to move forward or pull the plug What do sponsors want Bring your own event questions to discuss. Meet the...
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 7:05pm - 10:30pm
PNC Park
      Join your fellow fundraisers and their families for a night at PNC Park as the Pirates take on the Cardinals.   AFP WPA President, Jill Simmons will be singing the National Anthem!   It’s Grateful Dead night with the Pirates. Prior to the...
Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Shannopin Country Club
Join us for an interactive program with facilitator Jay Frey ―a fundraiser with 40 years of experience in organizations of various sizes and missions. Jay will give a brief overview of fundraising ethics and then attendees will work in small groups to review an ethical dilemma as presented in a...
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Communities that range in size from small (less than 50,000 people) to very small (less than 2,000 people) diversification and strategy in fundraising efforts are key to sustainability and growth of a nonprofit organization. This Coffee Connection invites those leading the way in their...
Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Shannopin Country Club
* Registeration for this event is now closed * Join Jim Denova, Vice President of the Benedum Foundation and Lee Ann Wainwright, Policy, Government & Public Affairs Specialist for Chevron Appalachia as they share insight into the types of grants their organizations support, how they are...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Community Foundation of Greene County
  Storytelling How do we effectively tell the story of what our organizations do; and the impact our programs  have for our clients and community? Join us for a round-table discussion of ideas and practices of storytelling, including the successes and challenges of getting to story and...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 9:00am - 10:00am
ACHIEVA
  Frethics: Fund Raising Ethics Discuss current ethics in fundraising Review ethics tools available to fundraisers Hear and share tips and advice on ethics Unable to drive to the South Side for this conversation? Join at your desk! The conversation will be streamed live through the...
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Shannopin Country Club
Join Peggy Outon, Executive Director of the Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management at Robert Morris University, and your fundraising peers for an interactive conversation. As fundraisers in this challenging environment what should we be focused on? How can we minimize the impact of this difficult...
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Panera at Waterworks (Fox Chapel)
Demystifying Major Gifts Join Maureen Mahoney Hill, CFRE, as she leads an informal conversation on major gift fundraising. Discussion will be guided by those in attendance, so bring your questions, and major gift challenges as well as your success stories to share. Among the topics to be covered:...
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
  Ace Hotel Pittsburgh   Connect with your fundraising peers at the Ace Hotel Pittsburgh for a happy hour (or two) of networking and socializing. This is a great opportunity to meet your local AFP network, learn about upcoming programs, and discover the resources available to you...