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Ethical Standards of Fundraising Rick Kress photo

March 6, 4:45 PM

An overview of ethical practices in fundraising to ensure that resources are carefully sought and the intent of the donor is honestly fulfilled.

This program is open to all fundraising professionals and Oakland University students; and is hosted by the Association of Fundraising Professionals, OU Collegiate Chapter and sponsored by the AFP Greater Detroit Chapter.

Rev. Rick Kress, ACFRE
Principal of Kress Consulting and Gift Planning Associates

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AFP Greater Detroit Chapter Meeting PLUS Gary Dembs photo Talent with Purpose: How Your Role as a Fundraising Professional is Changing

March 29, 8:00 - 9:45 AM

Join AFP Greater Detroit Chapter for a member meeting! Make your membership work for you- use this opportunity to come together to share and learn with your colleagues and peers.  

Gary Dembs, President and Founder of Non-Profit Personnel Network, will review the skill sets you need to be a successful development professional, at every level; address what various sectors look for when recruiting staff (e.g., human services, health care, education, arts and culture, etc.); and address how to strategize for your next fund development career position.

Gary Dembs
President, Founder and Philanthropic Entrepreneur
Non-Profit Personnel Network

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Welcome to the Greater Detroit Chapter

MISSION: The Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter (AFP GDC) will be valued as the premier resource for fundraisers in Southeast Michigan as the main driver of philanthropy in our community.

AFP Greater Detroit, seeks to foster the professional development and growth of fundraising professionals, to preserve and enhance philanthropy and volunteerism, and to promote the highest ethical standards in the fundraising profession worldwide.

AFP Greater Detroit believes that diversity and inclusion create a strong, vital and unified force for the effective pursuit of an organization's mission and achieving philanthropic success.  Through it's educational programs, AFP Greater Detroit acts as a resource to fundraising and nonprofit professionals throughout Southeastern Michigan.  AFP Greater Detroit offers the best networking opportunities, an unwavering commitment to the highest ethical standards, and the most exciting and cutting edge educational and professional advancement opportunities. Learn how you can get involved and join AFP today!


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Feb 20 - Development Director
ACI’s subsidiary, the ACI Foundation is looking for a dynamic individual to design and execute the overall fundraising strategy including the following core initiatives: annual fund, major gifts, events, corporate partnerships, and planned/endowment gifts. ... more >
Feb 20 - Chief Executive Officer
JARC is seeking a dynamic, creative and personable individual to become its Chief Executive Officer. This individual will be a strategic, visionary leader who demonstrates the capacity to handle day-to-day operations efficiently and serves JARC as an exemplary leader, inspiring and motivating others. The Chief Executive Officer will advocate for inclusion of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in our community. The Chief Executive Officer will provide JARC with leadership in all areas with a high-level involvement in community outreach, fundraising and donor initiatives, program management and development, financial management, and personnel related decision-making. More specifically, this individual will be responsible for heavy interaction with state and local licensing bodies, and public funding agencies, and will interact with Board Members, volunteers and the family members of those individuals who utilize the services which we provide. ... more >
Feb 20 - Development Specialist
Eastern Market Corporation, a non-profit organization, is seeking applications for the position of Development Specialist. This individual will work in a full-time capacity at the organization’s headquarters, reporting to Eastern Market’s Chief Development Officer. ... more >
Feb 14 - Special Gifts Officer
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, (The Wright), a community-centered, result-driven, and mission-focused institution is seeking to employ a high-functioning, energetic, donor-focused, and self-motivated fundraiser to fill the critical role of Special Gifts Officer (SGO). ... more >
Feb 14 - Prospect Research & Donor Engagement Officer
The Prospect Research & Donor Engagement Officer (PRDEO) is a new position at The Wright and plays a critical role in linking fundraising staff to the people we serve. The PRDEO will manage our prospect research/assignment process, from identification and qualification to prospect assignment. The position assures that The Wright maintains a strong pipeline of prospective donors in support of a strong annual fundraising process, and insures strong stewardship ties among donors and the Museum. ... more >
Feb 23 - AFP’s Canadian National Scholarship Program – Apply Now!
Interested in professional development but waiting for the “right” time? How about now, with the added assistance of an AFP financial scholarship? ... more >
Feb 22 - Looking to Fundraising's Future
Leah Eustace shares why the work that AFP Canada is doing to develop new ideas and programs is so important to helping the fundraising profession look forward. ... more >
Feb 22 - Three Webinars for Diversity and Inclusion in March
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is proud to offer a series of three webinars during the month of March focused on diversity and inclusion. These complimentary webinars are provided through a grant from the Ontario Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. ... more >
Feb 22 - Day in the Ridings Report
Led and managed through the Canada Government Relations Committee, the main goal of AFP Canada's first Day in the Ridings (DITR) was to engage local politicians and policy makers and establish positive relationships with AFP chapters and members. ... more >
Feb 22 - What Canadian Donors Want - A Complimentary Webinar
Is March 1 blocked off on your calendar? Don't miss this hour-long free webinar on What Canadian Donors Want! ... more >