Lehigh Valley Philanthropy Institute

The Lehigh Valley's Premier Fundraising and Nonprofit Conference

Every year, the AFP Eastern PA Chapter hosts this fantastic event in the Lehigh Valley that benefits both local professionals and attendees coming from surrounding areas. for the Lehigh Valley. All attendees enjoy a half-day of opportunities to network with other fundraising professionals in the area, connect with vendors providing nonprofit services, and learn more about today’s emerging development techniques and strategies. This event is exclusively held in person.

The Lehigh Valley Philanthropy Institute is a highly anticipated fundraising conference for the region offering unique programs for development professionals to learn from leading experts in the field. Topics include best practices in fundraising techniques, innovation, research, and development.

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Are you a fundraising industry leader?  Consider sharing your ideas, knowledge, and expertise at the Lehigh Valley Philanthropy Institute.

The Association of Fundraising Professionals - Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter is seeking proposals for workshop presenters for our annual educational conference.  

Topics covering best practices in fundraising techniques, innovation, research, and career development will be selected on the following criteria: 

  • Originality of the presentation material. 
  • New approaches to current and emerging issues. 
  • Significance and depth of content. 
  • Professional experience and background of the presenter(s). 

Our chapter draws non-profit professionals, community leaders and volunteers from the Greater Lehigh Valley, including Harrisburg, Poconos, western New Jersey, and northern and western Philadelphia suburbs. Workshop sessions are limited to 50 minutes and should target specific audiences to educate non-profit professionals across all career levels. We encourage attaching a menu of topics for consideration and applicable supporting materials. 


To submit proposals to present at LVPI, make your submission online through our RFP proposal process using the button below.

Deadline for proposals to present for the 2024 Lehigh Valley Philanthropy Institute is Monday, January 8, 2024.