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!


Deep Dives Into The AFP Code of Ethical Standards

Taking a Closer Look at Our Ethical Standards.  Throughout the month of October, members of the AFP Ethics Committee will be addressing each of the standards in our Code of Ethics!


Coffee Connections--Development Professionals Networking with Purpose

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 8:30am - 10:00pm
Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center (Washington, PA)

FREE for AFP WPA Members        $10 for Non Members

Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center
240 Wellness Way
Washington, PA  15301 

Please join us for a workshop where we will discuss the strategy to build a strong and purposeful network. As development professionals, we wear many hats and need to maximize our time out in the community.

Coffee Connections--The ABC’s of Planned Giving

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 8:30am - 10:00pm
Panera (3401 Blvd. of the Allies in Oakland)

FREE for AFP WPA Members        $10 for Non Members

Presented by:
Shannon N. Christof, JD ’05
Director of Planned Giving at University of Pittsburgh


AFP News

Social Media Strategies for Special Events...and Everything Else
At the recent International Fundraising Conference in Boston, Lisa Chmiola, CFRE and Josh Hirsch held a session on social media. And people had questions. A LOT of questions. So Lisa and Josh answered them all. Read on for everything you always wanted to know about managing social media, potential hashtags, Facebook, Pinterest and much more