Educational Program and Meeting Archives

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 8:30am - 9:30pm
Forbes Avenue Panera in Oakland - Host Katie Andary
Topic: Engaging Millennials This is an opportunity to learn about opportunities throughout Western Pennsylvania, share tips and tricks of networking and share what gems you have found in the professional world.
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Washington and Jefferson College
This webinar is held at Washington and Jefferson College - There is no personal computer access from any other site. Navigating Change: The Three Stages of Board Engagement As members of your fundraising team, board members may be unengaged, passively engaged or fully involved.  Board members...
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Rivers Club - Oxford Center - Pittsburgh
Speaker - John Stahl-Wert Topic - Leadership and Trust in Seasons of Change Change triggers fear, which paradoxically increases the risks that people and organizations face. Leadership is able to equip organizations and their people to grow through these times -- though too often leaders fail...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh
Fund Development should be a core function of your organization and of your organization’s long term strategic goals.  Yet, we often focus our development planning on the short term, e.g. the Annual Development Plan.  And while we typically begin to plan for the next year based on...
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Squirrel Hill
Presenter: Katie Vojtko During this course, we’ll dig in and explore ways to use Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, email marketing reporting, and social media dashboards. Expect to walk away understanding how to: - Gather more meaningful data about your organization’s...
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
At your desk
  Donor Retention and Engagement Scoring - More than A Number Sponsored by AFP International Click here to register
Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 8:30am - 9:30pm
Perry Highway, Wexford, Pa Panera - Host Abigayle Tobia
"Professional Development: Opportunities and needs."  Luncheons, conferences, certifications, OH MY!  What DO you need, where and when?  This is an opportunity to learn about opportunities throughout Western Pennsylvania, share tips and tricks of networking and share what...
Friday, April 12, 2013 - 9:00am - 3:00pm
Holiday Inn - Boardman Ohio
Barlow Mann - Chief Operating Officer - Sharpe Group Proudly presented by: Association of Fundraising Professionals - Mahoning/Shenango Chapter Mahoning/Shenango Planned Giving Council A Council of the National Partnership for Philanthropic Planning Questions and to register contact: rudlofse@...
Monday, April 8, 2013 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main Library
Presenter: Leslie Bonner, Managing Consultant of Bonner Consulting   Effective, sustainable organizations are always looking to develop their future leaders and understand the importance of having a plan to ensure stability in a situation where the organizational leader is suddenly...
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
6507 Wilkins Ave. Suite 100 Pittsburgh, PA 15217
With so many exciting walkathons in the Pittsburgh area, sometimes it is difficult to decide on which ones to attend. Have you ever thought, "I wonder how a particular nonprofit organizes its walk" or "How do they choose their sponsorship levels?" Well, now is the...
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Buckhead Saloon, Station Square
YNPN Connect Series   The next YNPN Connect Series event will take place on March 26, 2013. More than 80 nonprofit professionals, job seekers, and students joined YNPN Pgh for the series launch event. The upcoming event will feature another distinguished group of panelists who will be...
Monday, March 25, 2013 - 9:30am - 11:30am
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Downtown & Business
Instructor - Jim Lutton Learn how to identify prospective funders (private foundations, corporate funders and grantmaking public charities) for your organization using the latest grantseeking tools. Grantseeking Basics will cover what your organization needs to have in place before...
Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Rivers Club - Oxford Center - Pittsburgh
Advice From the Experts Major Gifts and Capital Campaigns: 10 Myths   The landscape for major gift initiatives and capital campaigns continues to change at a rapid pace. Some of the traditional strategies no longer work, and many of the assumptions are no longer valid. But one factor is...
Monday, March 18, 2013 - 9:30am - 3:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main Library
Instructor - Janet C. Emery, CFRE This full-day course is for individuals who are new to grant seeking and proposal writing, or who want to update their skills. Participants will learn about: Overall grant seeking process Basic components of grant proposals What and how to write for...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 - 9:30am - 12:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Squirrel Hill
Instructor - Dr. Marsha Tongel This course will…   Define resource development through strategic alliances Talk about the importance of incorporating collaborative resource development projects in an organization’s fundraising and development efforts Discuss...
Monday, March 4, 2013 - 9:30am - 3:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main Library
Instructor - Sylvia K. Lynn & Randy Detweiler This full-day training will consist of the following two sessions: Volunteer Management from Start to Success –Learn how to plan, develop, recruit, interview, place, train, retain and supervise your valuable volunteers.  Handbook...
Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Rivers Club - Oxford Center - Pittsburgh
    Marketing and multi-channel fundraising campaigns Learn about trends and improving your ROI through Personalized direct mail and Multi-Channel Campaigns. Register as a Member - $25 Register as a Guest - $35 Register to Pay by Check The Dilemmas for Fundraisers and Marketers...
Monday, February 11, 2013 - 9:30am - 3:30pm
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh - Main Library
  Presented by: Katherine F.H. Heart Event fee: $30 Light continental breakfast Location: Classroom A - Main Library 4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213   Contact: Foundation Center (412) 622-6277   For more information - Click here
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 9:00am - 10:30am
Western Pennsylvania School for Blind
The Orientation will take place at the Western Pennsylvania School for the Blind, 201 North Bellefield Avenue in Oakland.  Parking is free and we will offer a continental breakfast.    There is no registration fee but please sign up using the on-line registration form.  ...
Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Buckhead Saloon, Station Square
This first-of-its-kind event will provide young nonprofit professionals, job seekers and students with a networking opportunity and will feature a panel of distinguished representatives from the nonprofit sector that will discuss the emerging role of the next generation in the local field...