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!

AFP Mentoring Program

The AFP mentoring program runs for 10 months during the calendar year.

The application deadline to participate as a mentor or mentee for the 2018 program year is March 21, 2018.  

The mentoring partnership runs from mid-March through December, 2018.

All participants must be current members of AFP Western PA. 

Charitable Solicitation Registration: Five Areas Nonprofits Need to Understand

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 11:30am - 1:30pm

 Carnegie Mellon University

Must every charity register to solicit funds from the public? How do online donations fit into the picture? Join Ify Aduba, nonprofit partnership manager and compliance specialist at Harbor Compliance, for answers to these questions and more. Designed for nonprofits, fundraisers, and other professionals with nonprofit clients, this one-hour program provides a user-friendly, comprehensive overview of fundraising registration requirements in all 50 states. Attendees will have the opportunity to:

·  Get answers to your questions from a nonprofit compliance expert

·  Learn tactics for avoiding common pitfalls and penalties

·  Explore solutions to one of the most common challenges facing nonprofits today


Conference Registration

AFP PPGC Member Rate
$175 before March 1, $200 after March 1

Non-Members Rate
$225 before March 1, $250 after March 1

Group Registration: There is a 10% discount for each attendee of a group.

Register NOW!

Emerging Philanthropy Conference Scholarships

The AFP WPA chapter is please to offer four  scholarships of $100 each to members.

The application period is February 1- March 15, 2018

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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