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!



Kick Off Meeting

Looking for individuals who are interested in helping to plan the 2015 Emerging Philanthropy Conference on Friday April 24th at Hilton Southpointe. 

Anyone who would like to learn more is invited to attend a kick-off planning meeting on Friday, January 9th, 1:00 p.m. at the Panera, Blvd. of the Allies in Oakland

Please RSVP to Dawn Woodfill if you plan to attend. 

Cynthia Caldwell, John Mercer, and Dawn Woodfill

EPC Co-Chairs


Call For Presenters


Webinar Library

Our chapter has recently acquired webinars from AFP International as a FREE benefit for our members! They are as follows:

  • *NEW* Fundraising Basics
  • *NEW* Incorporating Stories into Your Fundraising Program
  • *NEW* Extreme Social Media Makeover: Nonprofit Edition!
  • *NEW* Getting Your Organization On-board with Fundraising Weaving a Philanthropic Culture
  • Firing Lousy Board Members
  • Development from the Donor's Perspective
  • Major Gifts for Small Shops
  • 6 Figure Fundraising
  • Building Donor Loyalty

You can borrow a webinar for your own education, your team or for fellow colleagues. We would like you to open the viewing to others in your area if possible. If you choose to do so, please let the office know so we can alert our membership. Email or call 412.694.4250 to borrow a webinar.

Up Next...

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 8:30am - 5:00pm
Hilton Garden Inn Pittsburgh/Southpointe

Chapter News

2015 Mentoring Program

The AFP Western Pennsylvania Chapter's GUIDE TO PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS (GPS) is a mentoring program available to members who want to learn from successful fundraising professionals, share their expertise and insight, and advance their career.  

The application deadline to participate as a mentor or mentee for the 2015 program year is November 17, 2014.  The mentoring partnership runs from February through December, 2015.

Educational Opportunities