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National Philanthropy Day Philanthropy Award Nominations due May 26th!

Upcoming Events: 

Tuesday, May 13 - Direct Mail Marketing Case Study: Food Gatherers - REGISTER NOW!

Tuesday, May 20 - Understanding Philanthropic Psychology:  The Key to Unlocking The Real Potential of Your Supporter Base - REGISTER NOW!

Monday, May 26 - Nominate a Deserving Individual or Organization! Submit your Philanthropy Award Nominations by May 26th!

Thursday, June 5 - CO-SPONSORED EVENT - Leave a Legacy - Development Day Conference - REGISTER NOW!

Thursday, June 19 - AFP Connects Networking Reception at Cliff Bell's! - REGISTER NOW!

Wednesday, July 16 - The Why and How of Millennial Engagement Webinar - REGISTER NOW!

August 14 & 15Fundamentals of Fundraising Two-Day Course - REGISTER NOW!

Tuesday, September 16 - Analytics & Measures - REGISTER NOW!

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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Apr 12 - Development Director
826michigan, Volunteer-driven, Non-profit, Development, ... more >
Apr 12 - Volunteer Subcommittee Member
Marian High School Advancement Committee Fund Development Subcommittee is seeking a volunteer committee member. ... more >
Apr 10 - Director of Development
Detroit Country Day School seeks a Development Director to help them reach their educational and financial goals. ... more >
Apr 9 - Vice President of Fund Development
Heritage Community of Kalamazoo, the oldest and only locally governed non-profit senior housing community in Kalamazoo, Michigan, is seeking a dynamic individual to join our executive team as Vice President of Fund Development. To learn more about the position and for application instructions please visit our website,, and click on the career tab; or contact Myra Johnson, Vice President Human Resources, 269.276.4048. ... more >
Apr 15 - How To Get Big Donations—Through Your iPhone!
(Apr. 15, 2014) Experienced in internet donation processing, Philip King of Cornerstone Group of Companies talks to us about big mobile donations and how integrating fundraising channels is a key step in getting more donations! Learn from King and Cornerstone’s clients’ experiences with mobile donations—you too can cash in through your iPhone. ... more >
Apr 8 - Your AFP Foundation For Philanthropy In Canada Is Making A Difference!
(Apr. 7, 2014) As fundraisers, the notion of "what's in it for me?" is usually not our normal approach to things. Yet, you can be confident that your investment in the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada is having a positive impact on professional development programs across the country. Check out these infographics on the reach of various scholarship and regional initiatives. ... more >
Apr 8 - New Chapter Formed In British Columbia
At the most recent AFP board meeting in San Antonio, the newest AFP chapter in Canada was chartered: the British Columbia, Okanagan Chapter. ... more >
Apr 8 - AFP Canada Has A New Home On The AFP International Website
Your AFP membership gives you access to a network of like-minded professionals and a wealth of professional development resources. Now Canadian members have access to an AFP Canada homepage, to recognize and further develop the unique contribution of Canada's fundraising community. ... more >