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Congratulations to Debra Debose for recieving the Presidents Award and to all of the Mentee's who completed the program! These recipients were recognized during the 2014 AFP Greater Detroit Annual Meeting.

Relive the fun through the photos taken at the National Philanthropy Day event! Click here for the full album.

The 2014 Broadcast Sponsor, DPTV in partnership with Ford Motor Company Fund produced this year's National Philanthropy Day awardee vignettes.  Click here to view!

Upcoming Events:

Thursday, January 22, 2015: Pathways to Career Success in Fund Raising Webinar - 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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Dec 19 - Development Intern
Assist organization in the refinement and execution of donor development strategy, in conjunction with 20th anniversary celebration ... more >
Dec 17 - Director of Auction
University of Detroit Jesuit High School and Academy has an immediate opening for a Director of Auction. This position is an important member of the development team whose principal responsibility is leadership and overall responsibility for a successful Scholarship Auction, our premier social evening, and largest fundraising event. The Auction is held on the second Saturday In November. The ideal candidate’s credentials will have more than three years of work experience as the leader for an organization’s auction; experience with AuctionMaestro; and flexibility to work weekends and evenings. Competitive compensation package. A complete list of responsibilities and qualifications for this opportunity can be found on our website www.uofdjesuit.org/employment . Interested persons should send, no later than January 15, 2015, their CV/resume and salary requirements to Thomas.totte@uofdjesuit.org. For more information about the U of D Jesuit: please visit www.uofdjesuit.org Founded in 1877, University of Detroit Jesuit educates young men to be “Men for Others” through academic excellence, faith formation, and community service. Located in Detroit, it serves the entire metropolitan region with a culturally diverse, 900-member student body representing more than 80 communities in six counties. The Jesuit Experience. More than an Education. ... more >
Dec 11 - Chief Development Officer
Motown Museum is one of Southeastern Michigan's most popular tourist destinations. Each year, the museum attracts thousands of visitors from across the nation and around the globe. Founded in 1985 by Esther Gordy Edwards, the Museum's mission is to preserve the legacy of Motown Record Corporation and to educate and motivate people, especially youth, through exhibitions and programs that promote the values of vision, creativity and entrepreneurship. ... more >
Dec 22 - Chapter Boards Lead by Example in Achieving 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2013 Every Member Campaign (EMC). These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts to the EMC. ... more >
Dec 17 - IRA Rollover Approved by Congress, Heads to White House For Signing
(Dec. 17, 2014) With the White House threatening a veto of a bill to make the IRA Charitable Rollover and other provisions permanent, Congress turns to a one-year extenders package. ... more >
Dec 17 - BE the CAUSE Campaign Chapter Results!
Thanks to the efforts of your chapter, our collaborative BE the CAUSE Campaign has raised $405,734 in gifts and pledges from 4,872 donors as of December 15, 2014. This represents 87% percent of our $465,750 goal. So far, 63 chapters have met or exceeded their campaign goals and another 42 chapters are within $250 of their goals. ... more >
Dec 17 - Top Ten (Week of December 17, 2014): You Need Data Nerds!
(Dec. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the motivations of NextGen donors; more #GivingTuesday roundups; questioning nonprofit sustainability; the state of disaster philanthropy; when to make transformative changes; six degrees of major gift fundraising; and more! ... more >
Dec 17 - Charitable Giving, Donor Retention Levels Increasing, Reaching Near Pre-Recession Levels
(Dec. 17, 2014) For the fourth consecutive year, charitable organizations across the U.S. saw growth in both the level of funds they raised, as well as how well they retained donors from year to year, according the 2014 Fundraising Effectiveness Project (FEP) Survey Report. ... more >