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!


AFP Western PA chapter advances philanthropy by growing a diverse community of people and organizations in the practice of ethical and effective fundraising.

Our chapter has earned the IDEA Champion Designation for 2023 which recognizes those AFP chapters who have accomplished many of the key objectives outlined in the Advancing Inclusion and Influence strategic goal.

We are thrilled to partner with PPGC for an educational program on July 18th at 9:30AM at
The Rivers Club.
Common Misperceptions About Planned Giving Programs

Presented by Jack Owen, Esquire & Kara D. Mostowy, CFRE, GPC

Have you wanted to start a planned giving program, but been discouraged or intimidated by a lack of resources, planned giving expertise or time?  In this interactive session, we’ll dispel common myths about planned giving programs.  You’ll leave this session with a methodology to develop a scalable planned giving program.

The cost for non PPGC members is $35. For more information and to register please click here

The 2023 Emerging Philanthropy Conference will take place on Friday, September 29 at the Regional Learning Alliance in Cranberry Twp.

Registration will open May 1. Please click here to register

Keynote Speaker

The Emerging Philanthropy Conference committee is thrilled to announce philanthropist and former Steelers quarterback, Charlie Batch as our 2023 Keynote Speaker. 

Breakout Session RFP
In an effort to embrace transparency and diversity in our breakout education sessions, the Emerging Philanthropy Conference education committee has elected to use an RFP process for this year's conference.  Please utilize the form below to participate in the process which will close on May 15 at midnight.

RFP Form

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Thank you to our chapter Gold Partner

Thank you to our National Philanthropy Day Presenting Sponsor


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