Educational Program and Meeting Archives

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00pm
Zoom Call
Join us on this Zoom call to connect and catch-up with your colleagues.  We will be using Zoom's Breakout Rooms to for conversations specific to health, the arts, education and human services. Please be prepared to share what your #1 priority is right now along with a few questions. If you...
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 8:00am - 5:00pm
PITTSBURGH MARRIOTT CITY CENTER  112 Washington Place Pittsburgh, PA 15219   Please visit the Emerging Philanthropy Conference Website to register!  
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Presented by David Tinker, CFRE, FAFP In October 2018 Pittsburgh suffered a tragic loss with the shooting in Squirrel Hill.  Join AFP WPA as chapter board member Dave Tinker will share how his agency was impacted, what they learned from it, and how those lessons can apply to our current...
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presented by: Jenny Belardi, Chief Advancement Officer, at CMU School of Computer Science Katie Lambrou Coan, Associate Director, Development, at CMU’s School of Computer Science.   Join us to chat about how to build a board, either from the very beginning, or re-vamp a board...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
Presented by: Melissa Marion, CFRE-- Director, The Monongahela Valley Hospital Foundation Adele Cannell--Major Gifts Officer, University of Pittsburgh As fundraisers, we thrive on building relationships and spending time with people, which is exactly what we aren’t supposed to be doing...
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Islamic Center of Pittsburgh
*   THIS EVENT HAS BEEN PSOTONED.  WE ARE WORKING ON RESCHEDULING   *   Muhi Khwaja Co-Founder / Director of Development & Philanthropy American Muslim Community Foundation Learn about religious philanthropic traditions and charitable giving practices in...
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
    Presented by: Jill Simmons, Carnegie Mellon University   In these uncertain and downright stressful times, we all have questions.  Fundraisers’ biggest one may be: should we stop fundraising?  How can we keep our donors engaged?  Let’s come...
Friday, March 27, 2020 - 9:00am - 10:00am
    Presented by: Maureen Mahoney Hill, CFRE—The Advancement Advisors Group The coronavirus and the unprecedented shutdown have left nonprofits and their fundraising teams scrambling. First the question was how to respond, next and sometimes immediately,  the question...
Thursday, March 19, 2020 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Carnegie Mellon University
*** THIS COFFEE CONNECTIONS HAS BEEN POSTPONED *** Join us to chat about how to build a board, either from the very beginning, or re-vamp a board that needs a refresh. Our two presenters have experience with building boards both in their day jobs at CMU, as well as with their numerous volunteer...
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Pittsburgh Children's Museum
This presentation explores three cases where gifts became a liability for the organization accepting them. The first case addresses when a gift is not a gift, specifically issues of rights and ownership in gift agreements. The second case dives into donor demands that are inconsistent with the with...
Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 8:30am - 10:00pm
Panera at Waterworks (Fox Chapel)
* Registration for Coffee Connections is closed. * Congratulations, you made it through the crazy end-of-year giving season! The beginning of the new year is the perfect time to regroup and refresh, ensuring your success in 2020 and beyond. What better way to kick off the new year than with an...
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
fl.2 at The Fairmont
Registration for this event is closed.  
Monday, December 9, 2019 - 8:30am - 10:00pm
FREE for AFP WPA Members        $10 for Non Members Join us for an informal discussion of all things planned giving. Shannon Christof, Director of Planned Giving at the University of Pittsburgh will give a brief overview of planned giving vehicles and strategies before opening...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Carnegie Mellon University
  * this event has been postponed and will be rescheduled in 2020 *
Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 8:30am - 10:00am
Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center (Washington, PA)
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....
Thursday, October 17, 2019 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
CoLab 18 at Nova Place on the North Shore
presented by Michelle Heck from NonProfit Talent Strategy and Tactics for Nonprofit Career Management There is a transfer of leadership happening in the sector.  People are on the move. So proves the search statistics of Nonprofit Talent.  The looming question is: how does one move...
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 8:30am - 10:00pm
Panera at the Waterworks (Fox Chapel)
AFP Member Registration (FREE)     Non Member Registration ($10) Please get a beverage and a snack and meet us in the conference room to the right Presented by: Jacqueline S. Flanagan, CFRE Executive Director Presbyterian SeniorCare Foundation
Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
CoLab 18 at Nova Place on the North Shore
Approved for 1.5 CFRE credits * Registration for this event is now closed.  Please contact if you have any questions. * AFP Webinar: Diversity in Giving: Moving from Awareness to Action Followed by discussion moderated by Ken Elliott, AFPWPA IDEA Chair Understanding and...
Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 9:00am - 12:00pm
CoLab 18 at Nova Place on the North Shore
High Performing Teams are more than just a group of people working together.  Learn how to create a High Performing Fundraising Team for your own organization by learning the traits and characteristics of such a team from two senior-level fundraisers who have worked on a variety of teams....
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 11:30am - 1:00pm
CoLab 18 at Nova Place on the North Shore
Approved for 1.5 CFRE credits AFP’s Code of Ethical Principles is both eloquent and essential.  But translating those principles into every day practice or decisions is not always clear cut and there are consequences.  From headline-grabbing controversies to seemingly simple matters...