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Program Summary
Details of the 2021 Virtual Mentorship Program, Perfect Pairings will be published in the fall

Get a head start on the application process with the links below.

All participants must be current members of AFP Western PA.  Additional requirements are as follows:


AFP Mentors must fulfill the following requirements throughout the year:

  • AFP member in good standing
  • Five or more years as a fundraising professional employed in the fundraising sector
  • Actively demonstrate a desire to serve the profession and community
  • Proven track record in a specific discipline of fundraising, i.e. overall development management, planned giving, special events, annual fund, major gifts, etc.
  • Contact with your mentee monthly
  • Be available to advise the mentee in person, by phone or email once a month or as often as possible and necessary to establish a good working relationship
  • Share your expertise based on the needs of the mentee and the type of organization for which they work
  • CFRE, ACFRE or F AHP or other professional certification is desirable, but not required

Mentors – Apply HERE


AFP Mentees must fulfill the following requirements throughout the year:

  • AFP member or applicant for membership to the Western PA Chapter
  • Less than three years’ experience fundraising profession
  • Have fundraising as a primary job responsibility
  • Commit to meeting with your mentor monthly
  • Become familiar with the web-based AFP Career Planner, particularly the Objectives/Self-Assessment section

Mentees – Apply HERE

For more information about the program, please contact:
Adele Cannell-