Educational Program and Meeting Archives

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 9:00am - 8:00pm
National Aviary - 700 Arch St |Pittsburgh, PA 15212
    The Educated Sponsorship Pitch                                        ...
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Senator John Heinz History Center
        2013 Celebration of National Philanthropy Day   Senator John Heinz History Center 5:00 PM   Click here for Awardees      
Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 8:00am - Friday, November 8, 2013 - 4:45pm
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, 1 Wild Place, Pittsburgh PA 15206
AFP Western Pennsylvania Chapter is offering the CFRE Review Course on Thursday, November 7 and Friday, November 8, 2013. For an outline of the course, e-mail:  The fees for the Course will be $390.00 for AFP Members and $490.00 for non-members. Complete course outline...
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Rivers Club - Oxford Center - Pittsburgh
Presenter: HARRIET FRANKLIN, PH.D Topic: WRITING FOR IMPACT To register for this meeting as a member - Click here To register for this meeting as a guest - Click here To register to pay by check - Click here Do you know the most persuasive, powerful word in the English language - - a word so...
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 8:30am - Saturday, October 5, 2013 - 5:00pm
Omni William Penn Hotel - Pittsburgh, PA
Join your colleagues in Pittsburgh for engaging educational sessions, exciting plenary speakers, networking and idea swapping at the 2013 AFP Leadership Academy! The 2013 Leadership Academy is open to all AFP volunteer leaders and chapter administrators. Each chapter is required to send one...
Thursday, September 26, 2013 - 8:30am - 9:30am
5430 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
No reservations are needed!  This event is open to guests so bring a friend or your whole team to network.     Join us for free bagels, coffee and conversation focused on fundraising.     Hosted by Marcia Wallander, this month's topic will focus on direct mail....
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
ACHIEVA - 701 Bingham St Pittsburgh, PA 15203
  Click here to attend this free webinar viewing at ACHIEVA ** Please note that to view this webinar for free, you must attend the viewing at ACHIEVA.     Key Takeaways of this webinar include: ​-  Fresh data proving how your supporters use social media & mobile tools to...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Rivers Club - Oxford Center - Pittsburgh
Topic: Philanthropy in the African American Communities Speakers: Karris Jackson and Mark Lewis, Poise Foundation Against the backdrop of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation's 2012 report "Cultures of Giving: Energizing and Expanding Philanthropy by and for Communities of Color", which shows...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Fred Rogers Center for Early Learning and Children's Media at Saint Vincent College
This webinar, based on the upcoming book by Ellen Bristol and Linda Lysakowski, ACFRE will help you look at how your fundraising efforts are really going. Participants in the webinar will have the opportunity to complete the Leaky Bucket assessment online prior to the webinar. Results for...
Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Rivers Club - Oxford Center - Pittsburgh
To register as a member - $25 To register as a guest - $35 To register to pay by check - click here Andrew Watt, FlnstF, President and CEO, AFP Andrew Watt, FInstF, is president and chief executive officer of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the professional association of...
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 - 1:00pm - 2:30pm
ACHIEVA - 701 Bingham St Pittsburgh, PA 15203
Online Success Strategies, Tools & Trade Secrets - 101 To register for this webinar held at ACHIEVA - click here Over the past decade, nonprofit organizations have been inundated with Internet services and technology options. This session taught by Ted Hart, one of the world’s foremost...
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...