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Thursday, May 12, 2016: One Day, Two Programs with Tom Ahern & Simone P. Joyaux! - REGISTER NOW!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016: Small Shop Fundraising-Brown Bag Brainstorming- RSVP NOW!

Friday, June 3, 2016: 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day Award Nominations Due - Apply Now!

Wednesday, June 8, 2016: Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeastern Michigan: Development Day Conference

Tuesday, June 21, 2016: AFP Connects Panera Bread - Southfield - REGISTER NOW

Thursday, July 21 - Friday, July 22, 2016: AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course - REGISTER NOW!

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, August 4, 2016: The Ethics of the 'Poster Child' REGISTER NOW!

SAVE THE DATE! Thursday, November 10, 2016: 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day Dinner

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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 18 - Chief Development Officer
Legal Aid & Defender Association in Detroit seeks a Chief Development Officer ... more >
Apr 15 - Donor Relations and Database Specialist
This position requires exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with all levels of clergy and laity. This person will serve as an integral member of a four person development and stewardship team, ensuring that donors receive the best service for, and stewardship of, their charitable gifts. Primary responsibilities will be to serve as the main administrative support for the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of Lansing, assisting development officers as they work to build and maintain relationships with donors, processing donations and coordinating all aspects of the donor database. ... more >
Apr 13 - Donor Advisor
The Alzheimer's Association is making a difference and so can you! The Alzheimer's Association is the world’s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. We are the largest private funder of Alzheimer research and the premier source of information and support for the more than 5 million Americans with Alzheimer’s disease and their 15 million families and caregivers. The Alzheimer's Association was recently recognized as one of the top ten Best Nonprofits in 2015 in the Non-Profit Times 50 Best Places to Work. We are proud to say that this is the fifth year in a row that we’ve won this award! We offer an excellent work environment and career development opportunities, coupled with competitive benefits and pay. ... more >
Apr 11 - Development Director
Humble Design is looking for a full time Development Director. Humble Design provides home furnishings and design services to families transitioning out of homeless shelters. They are based out of Pontiac Michigan servicing Metro Detroit area. ... more >
Apr 27 - Giving USA 2016
(April 27, 2016) Giving figures and other research are critical for fundraising success, and Giving USA: The Annual Report on Philanthropy is the seminal publication reporting on the sources and uses of charitable giving in the United States. ... more >
Apr 26 - AFP Top Ten (Week of April 27, 2016): Fundraising Ideas, Stories & Perspectives You May Have Missed!
(April 27, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
Apr 22 - Awards Nomination Forms (Samples)
AFP International offers awards in the following categories: Philanthropist, Volunteer Fundraiser, Corporation, Foundation, Fundraising Professional and Youth in Philanthropy (Individual and Group). ... more >
Apr 21 - Perfiles: Patrick Feeley, CFRE
En esta ocasión invitamos a Patrick Feeley, CFRE, el Chair del Board de AFP internacional, a participar en la entrevista de Perfiles. Pat es un veterano de la procuración de fondos y nos comparte un poco de sus reflexiones personales. ... more >
Apr 21 - Sácale jugo a tu Membresía: Imprime tus Libros de la Serie de Consulta Rápida AFP
¿Sabías que los socios de AFP pueden imprimir toda la serie de libros de Consulta Rápida de AFP? Son ocho libros de temas específicos sobre procuración de fondos, de ellos seis están ya en español y dos más sólo en inglés. ... more >