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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!

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Thursday, November 12, 2015: National Philanthropy Day Dinner - REGISTER NOW!

Volunteer to help at the National Philanthropy Day Dinner on November 12th. With nearly 900 guests registered last year, we can always use the help. 


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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Aug 3 - Development Operations Manager
For more than 38 years, Gleaners Community Food Bank has been "feeding hungry people and nourishing our communities.” Gleaners helps alleviate hunger by providing the equivalent of nearly 77,000 meals per day to people who otherwise cannot afford the food they need through their network of community partners. Gleaners nourishes and educates nearly 144,871 children a year through programs such as School-Based Mobile Pantries, SmartBites, BackPack Program, Cooking Matters™, Summer Food Service Program, and Kids Helping Kids®. These programs provide healthy food to children through school- and community-based programs and provide volunteer and educational opportunities for young people to learn about hunger and philanthropy. ... more >
Jul 23 - Administrative Assistant
The Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation is seeking highly-qualified applicants for an Administrative Assistant to join its team. The Foundation works with caring members of our community on important initiatives that improve the health and well-being of young people and their families, particularly in Southeast Michigan. We are a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in Detroit. The Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative and secretarial support, particularly for our fundraising staff. This position also participates in backing-up other support personnel as needed. Qualified candidates will have two or more years of administrative or secretarial experience, including managing multiple calendars. This position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, and an Associate’s degree is preferred. Qualified candidates will possess strong communication and interpersonal skills along with a positive, professional demeanor. CHMF is proud of its diverse workplace and is an E.E.O employer. A competitive compensation package will be provided. Please send a letter of interest, resume and salary history, either by mail or e-mail to be received no later than August 23, 2015 to: hr@chmfoundation.org or Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation Attn: Human Resources 3901 Beaubien, Mail slot 257 Detroit, MI 48201 ... more >
Jul 23 - Development/Special Events Coordinator
JVS announces a staff opening for a Development/Special Events Coordinator (40 hours per week) in its Development, Marketing & Communications department located at the Rose and Sidney Diem Building in Southfield MI. ... more >
Jul 21 - Full & Part Time Family & Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Psychiatric Provides advanced clinical nursing care to a selected population of clients. Assumes leadership and provides expertise for intake health history. Collaborates with Psychiatrist to provide psychiatric evaluation and team members to recommend program placement coordinate interim treatment planning Primary Care Organize and supervise health center staff providing direct care services. Provide primary care services to patients at Health Center. Master's Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing - Current Michigan Practitioner License Master's Level American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)Certification in Psychiatric /Mental Health Nursing Minimum 3 years experience as a nurse practitioner State of Michigan Licenses as a registered nurse, certified nurse practitioner ... more >
Jul 29 - 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 29 - AFP Top Ten (Week of July 29, 2015): 22 Power Questions to Ask Your Major Gift and Capital Campaign Donors
(July 29, 2015) Learn about a number of great topics in this week’s top ten, including how to shoot high-quality video using your table or smart phone; 15 game-changing donor prospect tools; why peer-to-peer fundraising is so effective; whether you’re forging—or forcing—a relationship with a donor; and more! ... more >
Jul 27 - AFP Foundation for Philanthropy Canada: Your Gift at Work
(June 9, 2015) The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy-Canada has put together some infographics to illustrate how your donation is strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic sector in Canada. We’ll be showing new infographics in each Canada eWire. This week focuses on impact in scholarships, mentorships and regional initiatives. ... more >
Jul 23 - The 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report
(July 21, 2015) Salaries for professional fundraisers in the United States were flat in 2014, while they experienced solid growth in Canada, according to the AFP 2015 Compensation and Benefits Report. ... more >
Jul 15 - Top Ten (Week of July 15, 2015): Seven Things You Can Ask a First-Time Donor to Do Before Asking for More Money
(July 15, 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 >