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Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows Program

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows (Fisher Fellows) program strives to educate and empower the future generation of fundraisers in the region and is supported through the generosity of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation.

Fisher Fellows will receive the following benefits over a one-year period:

  • Membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter
  • Financial assistance to attend up to six chapter-sponsored educational programs
  • Inclusion in the Mentorship AFP program 

A limited number of fellowships are available. For consideration, applicants must be:

  • Currently employed in a fundraising capacity at a local non-profit organization located in the city of Detroit or serving a constituency in the city of Detroit
  • Age 30 or under, or if over age 30 have two years or less of professional fundraising experience
  • Not a current AFP member

Those working in small organizations with limited development support are encouraged to apply. 

 

2017 Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows

Danielle Baker, Michigan Humane Society
Emily Baughman, Traveler’s Aid Society
Bernita Bradley, Enroll Detroit 
Jaime Kannan, ArtOps
Judy Lansky, Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit
Kortni Malone, Brightmoor Alliance 
Robyn Mazza, Living Arts
Bill McGrail, Loyola High School Detroit
Marissa Mewitz, Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision 
Katie Michael, Wayne County Safe Program
Maria Montoya, Enroll Detroit
Sophia Softky, Allied Media Projects 
Anna Stromberg, Winning Futures
Kyle Taylor, Affirmations
Rashmi Umarji, Mariners Inn 

 

Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows Alumni Scholarship

The Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows Alumni Scholarship furthers the program’s mission by covering the cost of annual AFP membership for graduates of the program. The scholarship’s goal is to retain Fisher Fellows in the Greater Detroit Chapter and promote a robust and diverse chapter membership.

The 2017 application submission period is closed.