Educational Program and Meeting Archives

Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Shannopin Country Club
Please join us for the last AFP Education Program of 2016, on December 8, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, which promises to be a wonderful informal evening of celebration and inspiration. Saleem Ghubril, our aspirational speaker, will talk about his career path, his role as the Executive Director of the...
Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 8:00am - Friday, November 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
The Bradley Center
  The AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course was developed with a foundation from the Essentials of Fundraising Program and the First Course in Fundraising and is composed of seven modules that have been designed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and...
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
We need to rethink the way nonprofits — and particularly those within the social enterprise space — work in a modern society. This re-evaluation runs across of spectrum of organizational components, from fundraising, to strategic planning, to program design, and more. The short of way...
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
11:30  Registration 12:00-1:30 Lunch, Announcements, and Program Cultivating a Culture of Philanthropy Do you sometimes feel like an island within your organization?  You are not alone! Karen Petrucelli, CFRE and Maria Polinsky will provide insights on initiating and nurturing a culture...
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Presentation Slides Program Description Pain and effort are two things we usually prefer to avoid.  When it comes to raising money for charity, however, people are surprisingly drawn to painful and effortful fundraisers — witness the popularity of charity marathons or the Ice Bucket...
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 - 7:30am - 9:30am
Lawrence Hall Ballroom, Point Park University, 201 Wood Street, 3rd floor, downtown Pittsburgh
Schedule: 7:30 – 8:15 AM – Breakfast  8:15 AM – Introductions, program begins 9:00 AM – Question and answer session with Doug 9:30 AM – Program concludes       Doug Ulman joined Pelotonia as President and CEO in November 2014....
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe
    Rory Green, Keynote Speaker Rory has spoken at national and international fundraising conferences, including the IFC in Holland, AFP Toronto Congress and AFP International. In her spare time Rory is the founder and editor of Fundraiser Grrl, the fundraising community’s go-...
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
      Rory Green, Keynote Speaker Rory has spoken at national and international fundraising conferences, including the IFC in Holland, AFP Toronto Congress and AFP International. In her spare time Rory is the founder and editor of Fundraiser Grrl, the fundraising community...
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Finding – and being – a 5-star fundraiser is absolutely critical for today’s nonprofits. It’s also really challenging.   Often people starting their fundraising career and those hiring fundraising staff have a hard time identifying the qualities necessary for...
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Pittsburgh Golf Club
  Inspiring the True Spirit of the Holidays: WPA AFP Holiday Party 2015 Presents Dr. Jim Withers Join your fundraising colleagues for what promises to be the most memorable and impactful holiday party of the season.  Celebrate with the Western Pennsylvania Chapter of AFP at the...
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 8:30am - 11:30am
  AFP Share!  Annual Campaigns Registration Form Time--Continental breakfast begins at 8:30 a.m. Program will conclude promptly at 10 a.m. Location--United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania,Westmoreland County Office Registration is open to non AFP members. An annual campaign is the...
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Senator John Heinz History Center (1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh 15222)
  2015 Award Recipients Bruce Bickel Special Lifetime Achievement Award Michele and Pat Atkins Outstanding Philanthropists For the Love of All Animals Outstanding Youth Jay Carson Outstanding Fundraising Executive  Sheila Fine Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser George...
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 8:00am - Friday, November 6, 2015 - 5:30pm
  AFP's revised CFRE Review Course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program. It is a two-day intensive program, the purpose of which is to provide an overview of skills techniques, and program components based on...
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Presented by Lisa Palmieri, Ph. D. and Larry Story Topics to be covered include: What makes an engaging LinkedIn profile What areas of the profile should you fill out and how to make them sing How to bring your personality to your profile How to describe your professional and (...
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 8:30am - 11:30am
    Using Social Media and Email Solicitations Have you spent time wondering what other organizations do to raise money, special events, major gifts, grants, etc and what really works? Have you asked yourself how can I be more successful in my development role? What is AFP all...
Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
11:30  Registration 12:00-1:30 Lunch, Announcements, and Program Workshop Highlights: Sponsorship Trends & Ethics – Drafting A Statement of Excellence Case Studies - Driving Sales For The Sponsor & Increasing Awareness For The Nonprofit Valuing Benefits and Pricing...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Getting the Government Grant: Develop the Know-How to Navigate Governmental Funding Streams to Benefit your Bottom Line   Presenter: Patrick Earley, Deputy Director of Allegheny County Economic Development 11:30--Registration 12:00-1:30-- Lunch & Program Shannopin Country Club RCAP,...
Friday, April 24, 2015 - 8:30am - 3:30pm
  Emerging Philanthropy Confernce 2015   Keynote Speaker, Gail Perry, MBA, CFRE Author of Fired-Up Fundraising: Turn Board Passion into Action (Wiley/AFP) 
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 11:30am - 2:00pm
Shannopin Country Club
Please join Todd Owens and Michelle Pagano Heck from Nonprofit Talent. Todd and Michelle will discuss topics relevant to both job seekers and employers: What job seekers should know; What qualities Non Profit Talent looks for in an applicant; What mistakes an applicant should NEVER make...
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 - 5:30pm
Mansions on Fifth
Join us for a wonderful evening of celebration with your colleagues.