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June 30th: Life of a Donor - REGISTER NOW!

July 21st & 22nd: AFP Fundamentals of Fundraising Course - REGISTER NOW!

August 4th: The Ethics of the 'Poster Child' REGISTER NOW!

September 9th: National Philanthropy Day Distinguished Volunteer Recognition Form Deadline - Submit Now!

October 6th: AFP Members Only Networking Event

November 10th: 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day Dinner - Interested in sponsorship for NPD 2016? Click here!

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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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Jun 22 - Development Manager
Join HAVEN’s team of professionals whose mission is to eliminate domestic violence and sexual assault through treatment and prevention services across Oakland County, Michigan and surrounding communities. ... more >
Jun 15 - Grant Manager
The Grant Manager is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals to foundations and other grant-making organizations, and will persuasively communicate the Food Bank’s mission and programs to potential funders. Reporting to the Development Director, the Grant Manager will assemble and submit grant requests, establish and maintain personal contact and relationships with foundation and other contacts, conduct prospect research, and maintain a calendar of submissions and other deadlines. ... more >
Jun 11 - Philanthropy Awards
Philanthropy Awardees ... more >
Jun 9 - Events Manager
Michigan League of Conservation Voters --- Events Manager The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is seeking a full-time Events Manager to lead, plan and coordinate our fundraising and stewardship events across the state. The ideal candidate will be a skilled project manager and a natural host with a track record of executing events that raise money, solidify new, strategic partnerships and elevate a brand. He or she will be a persistent problem solver and creative thinker who can take ambitious goals and craft an event plan to reach them. This position is an opportunity to create meaningful experiences for generous people across the state, to build relationships in communities throughout Michigan and to elevate Michigan LCV’s brand, mission and work. ... more >
Jun 7 - Director of Development & Events
The Director of Development & Events provides executive-level leadership for the development, oversight, execution, and monitoring of a diversified and comprehensive Development and Events program that is aligned with the organization’s Strategic plan. ... more >
Jun 21 - AFP Diverse Communities Scholarship Program Overview & Criteria
The mission of the AFP Diverse Communities Conference Scholarship Fund is to help ensure that AFP programs are inclusive and supportive of diversity-related issues and concerns, to provide financial support for activities that increase understanding and awareness of diversity issues within the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), and to provide financial assistance for professional development for AFP members who self-identify as coming from a diverse community and/or who are employed by grassroots organizations that primarily serve diverse populations. ... more >
Jun 21 - 100 Percent Chapter Board Participation
The following AFP chapters have led by example and achieved 100 percent board participation in the 2016 BE the CAUSE Campaign. These chapter boards serve as motivation and inspiration to chapter members to make their gifts. ... more >
Jun 15 - AFP Fundraising Dictionary: Now Available in French!
Pilot. Sleeper. Flag. When seasoned fundraising professionals hear these words, they don't always bring to mind an airplane, nap time or a symbolic piece of cloth blowing in the wind. In the fundraising arena, these and other words have specific meanings not used in the everyday world. The AFP Fundraising Dictionary has now been translated to French for Canadian members. ... more >
Jun 15 - Welcome to the 2016 Cohort of Inclusion and Philanthropy Program Fellows
In our first year, 31 fellows in the Inclusion and Philanthropy Program accessed the AFP network and educational resources. They participated in specialized access and equity training, and they discussed tools and methods to plan their own inclusion projects, including measuring the impact of those projects. ... more >