AFP Western Pennsylvania

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!

2015 Board of Directors

AFP Western PA is recruiting volunteer leaders for the 2015 Board of Directors.  The Chapter is comprised of talented AFP members who plan and implement programs that support the professional growth of our members; and whose support helps to advance the fundraising profession in our region.  Applications must be received by November 14, 2014.

 For more information on the process or to apply click here.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Join us for a celebration of philanthropy—giving, volunteering and charitable engagement—that highlights the accomplishments, large and small, that philanthropy—and all those involved in the philanthropic process—makes to our community.  

Up Next...

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 8:00am - Friday, November 7, 2014 - 4:45pm


*  The Fundamentals Class has been CANCELLED *


AFP Western Pennsylvania Chapter is offering Fundamentals of Fundraising on Thursday, November 6 and Friday, November 7, 2014.

Fundamentals of Fundraising is composed of several modules that have been designed by experienced fundraising professionals to meet the real-world needs and challenges non-profit organizations face every day

Chapter News

2015 Mentoring Program

The AFP Western Pennsylvania Chapter's GUIDE TO PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS (GPS) is a mentoring program available to members who want to learn from successful fundraising professionals, share their expertise and insight, and advance their career.  

The application deadline to participate as a mentor or mentee for the 2015 program year is November 17, 2014.  The mentoring partnership runs from February through December, 2015.


National Philanthropy Day

Thursday, November 13th at the Heinz History Center.
Reception begins at 6:00pm and Awards Ceremony at 7:00pm.



Educational Opportunities

October 29--10am-11:30am 
"Moving from Major Donors to Mega Donors" with Bob Carter
Circut Center (5 Hot Metal Street)