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Wednesday, July 29, 2015: Data for Decision Making - REGISTER NOW!

Thursday & Friday, August 6 & 7, 2015: CFRE Review Course - REGISTER NOW!

Thursday, November 12, 2015: National Philanthropy Day Dinner - SAVE THE DATE 


Welcome to the Greater Detroit Chapter 

Mission: The Association of Fundraising Professionals-Greater Detroit Chapter is the premiere resource for fundraisers in Southeast Michigan as Detroit’s 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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Jun 26 - Major Gifts Officer
Detroit Public Television (DPTV) and WRCJ 90.9 FM (WRCJ) seeks a Major Gifts Officer with demonstrated experience in managing relationships and securing support from donors who are capable of making gifts of $1,000 - $10,000+ to support its mission and operations. Prospects will generally be individuals and family foundations (those with few formal processes or staff) capable of making major donations as annual, planned, capital, and/or project gifts. The Major Gifts Officer will nurture current relationships, cultivate new relationships and participate in major donor special events. ... more >
Jun 26 - Development Specialist
The Development Specialist will: • Provide support to the Director of Development and Annual Giving Coordinator • Prepare gifts for entry into Raiser’s Edge • Generate monthly reports for Finance • Provide support for the annual Savour the Journey fundraiser • Assist with annual appeals • Coordinate meetings ... more >
Jun 26 - EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
iO, www.insideoutdetroit.org is a nationally recognized hub of creativity for K-12 students in Detroit who are curious about exploring their worlds through the power of poetry. The Executive Director is a strategic thinker and implementer of iO's mission. The ED establishes the artistic, programmatic and funding direction, sees to the development of all plans, and leads the staff to ensure plans are executed. For more information or to send your resume apply at www.nppn.co or http://www.nppn.co/job-postings/job-position-description/?positionid=270. ... more >
Jul 1 - 2015 AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Jul 1 - 2015 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2015 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jul 1 - Top Ten (Week of July 1, 2015): 13-Step Process to Building and Strengthening Your Mid-Level Giving Program
(July 1, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including key takeaways from the 2015 World Wealth Report; five strategies for getting more corporate sponsorships; the power of non-cash gifts; a nifty guide to major donor prospect research; myths about techies and philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Jul 1 - Canada: First Federal Platform Proposal for Charities Includes New Minister, Federal Department
A coalition of charities and nonprofit associations, including the Association of Fundraising Professionals, has developed the first-ever federal platform proposal for Canada’s charitable and nonprofit sector. ... more >
Jul 1 - Educator, Author and Advocate Geoff Canada To Speak at 2nd Annual National Philanthropy Day Honors
Geoff Canada, former president and CEO of Harlem Children’s Zone, and named one of “America’s Best Leaders” by U.S. News and World Report, will be the closing speaker at the second annual National Philanthropy Day Honors held at the 92nd Street Y in New York on Nov. 12. ... more >