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Category Archives: AFP Pittsburgh

Government Relations, How to Approach Project Funding

March Chapter Meeting  Next month’s chapter meeting will take place on March 10, 2011 with registration beginning at 11:30 AM.  Join us at the Rivers Club – One Oxford Center – Downtown Pittsburgh.  Topic – General overview of government relations, why it is important, how to approach project funding from government sources and what does/does not work.  Presenters… Continue Reading

AFP October’s Meeting on Mapping Out a Development Plan

THURSDAY, October 28, 2010 Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium One Wild Place Pittsburgh, PA 15206 412-665-3640  October Chapter Meeting – Note change in date and venue “Garmin or TomTom?  Creating a Development Plan to map out your fundraising success!” Presented by Abigayle Tobia, MNM, CFRE, GPC 12:00 Luncheon Served 12:30 Program Begins 1:30 Program Ends … Continue Reading

AFP September Chapter Meeting

AFP Western Pennsylvania Chapter Meeting Maximizing Diversity for New Approaches in Fundraising PRESENTED BY: CHAZ KELLEM  Philanthropy is ever-changing, and further evolves through the richness in diversity of our region and beyond. As fundraisers, we must consider the demographics of our constituency and how that plays a role as we work to address the current… Continue Reading

Learn the Power of the Donor Experience

PRESENTED BY: JANET L. HEDRICK, CFRE In the past decade, marketing has become more focused on “the experience” to entice customers to make purchases, and more importantly to encourage customers to become repeat buyers. Like automobile companies in promoting “the experience” of driving a car rather than marketing its specific features, institutional advancement and development… Continue Reading

Social Media, How it Can Help Your Organization

Social Media and Fund Raising  Please join us on Thursday, January 21, 2010 at the RIVERS CLUB AT OXFORD CENTRE, 301 Grant Street – Fourth Floor in Downtown Pittsburgh Social media is a great tool with easy to use startup capabilities, but are you using it to your benefit yet? Specifically focusing on Facebook, Twitter,… Continue Reading

Need Fundraising Help? This is a Great Resource

AFP-WPA is a member organization that is the key resource for fund raising and nonprofit professionals in our region.  Members of this organization meet often to build relationships and learn best practices from skilled nonprofit leaders.  Membership is open to anyone with an interest in fundraising or nonprofit management.  We hope to see you at a… Continue Reading