Educational Program and Meeting Archives

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
ACHIEVA - Greensburg
Click here to reserve your spot at ACHIEVA in Greensburg The Planned Giving Toolbox is a detailed training discussion illustrated with case studies that will provide a simple introduction or refresher of traditional and non-traditional planned giving tools and strategies to address the needs and...
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
A Leader’s Perspective: When Organizations Inspire. Scott M. Lammie, CPA - CFO UPMC Health Plan and Sr. Vice President of UPMC's Insurance Services Division Great organizations not only pursue their mission, but inspire leaders in the community become an advocate for their cause...
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 9:30am - 3:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main Library
  Targeted toward those individuals who are new to the proposal writing process or those who want to polish their skills, this full-day course will enable attendees to learn:   The basic components and format of a grant proposal; What each component includes and the order they are...
Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
  The Intersection of Media, Ethics and Fundraising   A panel discussion featuring:   David Caliguiri, President, Caliguiri Group Janet Emery, Principal, J. Emery Consulting, Inc. Dana Jarvis, Adjunct Professor, Duquesne University Karl Skutski, President, The Tobin Group  ...
Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 9:30am - 12:00pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Squirrel Hill
Social media is changing the way we do business today.  But how do these tools fit into fundraising?  It is increasing our ability to build relationships, understand volunteer and donor interests, and provide a voice for advocates.  This session will introduce you to social media...
Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Three Rivers Ctr for Independent Living
Building a Major Gifts Pipeline Despite BIG Obstacles Learn to recognize the management styles, and strengths and weaknesses of your CEO, Executive Director, Dean and Board Chair, and then work with THEM for success! In this session participants will learn how to demystify fundraising and...
Friday, August 31, 2012 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
Canonsburg, PA - Hilton Garden Inn
Two Locations Charleston, WV | Summit Conference Center | Thursday, August 30, 1-4 pm Canonsburg, PA |Hilton Garden Inn Southpointe| Thursday August 31, 9 am - 12 Noon $15 for AFP Members, $35 for Non-Members | Refreshments provided. Think Again! Fulfilling Your Mission … One...
Thursday, August 30, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Charleston WV - Summit Conference Center
Two Locations Charleston, WV |Summit Conference Center| Thursday August 30, 1-4pm Canonsburg, PA | Hilton Garden Inn - Southpointe| Friday, August 31, 9 am - 12 Noon $15 for AFP Members, $35 for Non-Members | Membership information at afpnet.org/join Refreshments provided. Think Again!  ...
Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Achieva - South Side
Click here to reserve your space Our Boards tend to place a great deal of emphasis on results. Your Board wants to hear about ROI and low fundraising costs.  How do you create an understanding of the long-term nature of major gift development?   What do you do if you don't...
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 8:30am - 9:30am
Four Locations
Bagels, Coffee and Conversations | No reservations needed | Open to guests – bring a friend – or your team!   With summer here it is easy to forget about that year-end appeal schedule!  Come discuss ideas, best practices, challenges and more with colleagues. Join us for free...
Thursday, June 21, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
The Ever-Changing Landscape of Social Media: What Nonprofits Need to Know Right Now Social media adoption and usage is moving and changing at a pace that can be difficult for nonprofits to match.  In this session, we'll discuss some of the more important things to consider as your...
Friday, June 8, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Washington & Jefferson College
Managing Prospect Relationships and Fundraising Activity in a Campaign Click here to reserve your spot Review the key elements of designing a robust prospect relationship management program that focuses on the most important activities that need to be tracked during a campaign – prospects,...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
Outcomes and Impacts: Four Funders’ Perspectives When a funding partner invests in your organization, both the agency and the funder are expecting to see specific outcomes as well as impact in the community.  How do funders go about measuring the impact of a single grant?  Of...
Friday, May 11, 2012 - 8:30am - 2:30pm
Holiday Inn - Boardman OH
Fundraising Classics Jill A. Pranger, ACFRE An internationally recognized trainer and “classic” keynote presenter in the areas of fundraising, not-for-profit sector organizational management and development, philanthropy, business networking, and working with volunteers. Click here for...
Thursday, May 10, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh -
Click here to register - free to members   Raising More Money from Your Business Community Although corporations and businesses contribute just over 4% of all philanthropic dollars (over $14 Billion in 2009) in the United States, much more is given through gifts in kind, corporate...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 - 8:30am - 9:30am
Four Locations
Bagels and Conversations | No reservations needed | Open to guests – bring a friend – or your team! Join us for free bagels, coffee and conversation focused on fundraising. No registration is required and this event is open to members and nonmembers. Bring your entire...
Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
Luncheon Program:  Achieving Results Year after Year:  The 4 Disciplines of Execution    Harvey Young |Senior Consultant         Every leader in every business is responsible for achieving results.  Whether those results  ...
Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy
Nonprofit Branding: Strategies to Stand Out and Win Donors Free to Members who register - Click here to register A focused, compelling brand is of the most overlooked and cost effective ways a nonprofit of any size can strengthen its focus, stand out in a crowded marketplace and increase it...
Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
Asking about Asking: Mastering the Art of Conversational Fundraising  Do you want to improve the results when you ask for charitable contributions? Have you ever wondered how to get free from assuming how to ask and guessing what to ask? Would you like to employ simple, effective, proven...
Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
Getting Your Piece of the Pie – Individual Giving Everyone knows that the majority of charitable gifts come from individuals, and yet we continue to devote disproportionate amounts of time to seeking grants and planning events.  Maureen Mahoney Hill, CFRE and Traci Weatherford-Brown...