Educational Program and Meeting Archives

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...
Friday, December 9, 2011 - 4:30pm - 7:30pm
The Frick Art and Historical Center
Please join fellow members of AFP Western Pennsylvania Chapter at the Annual Meeting on December 9, 2011 from 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM at The Frick Art and Historical Center. The business meeting will be followed by hot and cold hors'doeuvres and cocktails and admission to the current exhibit Faberg...
Thursday, November 17, 2011 - 5:00pm - 8:30pm
Sheraton - Station Square
In 2011, more than 125 communities and 50,000 people around the world will participate in NPD events and celebrations. Be a part of this important day and join us at our Awards Presentation & Reception as we honor our National Philanthropy Day 2011 Award Recipients. Deadline...
Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
Pecha Kucha Presentation on Board Engagement    Pecha Kucha Presentation on Board Engagement (pronounced “Peh-cha ku-cha”)   Click here to download the slides from the meeting Dave Tinker, CFRE will introduce AFP to a new presentation format called Pecha Kucha...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 8:30am - 9:30am
Panera Bread, 12071 Perry Highway, Wexford, (724) 934-1044
  Community Fundraising Pittsburgh is rich with a completely unique philanthropic spirit. Industry leaders will facilitate informal discussions on fundraising challenges and opportunities in your community. Join colleagues who live and work in your neighborhood and start your day right!...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 8:30am - 9:30am
Panera Bread, 250 Mcholme Drive, The Point at Robinson, (412) 747-0460
  Community Fundraising Pittsburgh is rich with a completely unique philanthropic spirit. Industry leaders will facilitate informal discussions on fundraising challenges and opportunities in your community. Join colleagues who live and work in your neighborhood and start your day right!...
Thursday, September 29, 2011 - 8:30am - 9:30am
Panera Bread, 3401 Blvd of the Allies, (412) 683-9616
  Community Fundraising Pittsburgh is rich with a completely unique philanthropic spirit. Industry leaders will facilitate informal discussions on fundraising challenges and opportunities in your community. Join colleagues who live and work in your neighborhood and start your day right!...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
TRCIL (Three Rivers Center for Independt Living).
Address - 900 Rebecca Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15221   Learn how to harness the power of the Internet for fundraising and community building. What does the "new breed" of online giver want? What is important to know about social networking? What trends in online giving are important to...
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
  September Educational Meeting   Funding the Strategic Plan:   Turning Priorities into Realities   Presented by: Robert N Teeter, Ph.D. President, Teeter Associates     Your non-profit organization has scheduled a strategic planning process or has just completed a...
Thursday, August 25, 2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Charleston, WV - Summit Conference Center
Two Locations Southpointe, PA | Southpointe Golf Club| Wednesday, August 24, 1-4pm Charleston, WV | Summit Conference Center | Thursday, August 25, 1-4pm  $15 for AFP Members, $35 for Non-Members | Membership information at afpnet.org/join Refreshments provided   To Register on-line click...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Canonsburg, PA - Southpointe Golf Club
Two Locations Southpointe, PA | Southpointe Golf Club| Wednesday, August 24, 1-4pm Charleston, WV | Summit Conference Center | Thursday, August 25, 1-4pm  $15 for AFP Members, $35 for Non-Members | Membership information at afpnet.org/join Refreshments provided   To Register on-line for...
Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
Speaker: Derrick Feldmann,  Achieve "Millennial Donors"  Derrick Feldmann will present findings from the 2011 Millennial Donor Study (study available at (www.millennialdonors.com).  The results show a generation that is connected by technology and social media, but more...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Rivers Club - Downtown Pittsburgh
Speaker: Mike Sexauer, Director of Advancement, Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy "Test, Test, Test for Successful Direct Marketing" Direct marketing is one of the most effective ways to recruit new donors and to keep past donors engaged. But how are you measuring and reporting the success of...