The Emerging Philanthropy Conference is hosted jointly by AFP and PPGC. Held annually, EPC serves as a valuable educational forum where attendees learn and discuss current issues and best practices affecting the fundraising, non-profit and allied professions. This full-day conference consists of sessions on a wide range of relevant topics, peer networking and mentoring opportunities, and exhibits sponsored by companies which provide products and services specifically designed for non-profits.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals Western PA Chapter (AFP-WPA) is a member organization that is the key resource for fundraising and nonprofit professionals in our region. AFP-WPA has more than 300 members from Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, West Virginia and Western Maryland. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in fundraising or nonprofit management. Members meet often to build relationships and learn best practices from skilled nonprofit leaders. For more information, visit www.afpwpa.org.
The Pittsburgh Planned Giving Council (PPGC) is a group of professionals committed to promoting gifts to charity as a positive way to achieve individual estate planning objectives through education. PPGC is committed to partnering wherever possible to promote philanthropy as a viable estate planning tool that addresses personal and community-related planning objectives. Founded in 1984, PPGC is one of the oldest planned giving councils in the United States with nearly 150 members. For more information, visit www.ppgc.net.