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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, February 26, 2015: A New Language for Engaging Volunteers in Major Gifts Webinar - REGISTER NOW!

Thursday, March 19, 2015: Capitalization for Non Profit Effectiveness - 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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Jan 15 - Director of Development and Communications
LEGACY LAND CONSERVANCY seeking Director of Development and Communications. Ann Arbor –based nonprofit land conservancy is looking for a Director of Development and Communications too oversee all fundraising, marketing and communications activities of the organization. Deadline for applications February 13, 2015. More information at www.legacylandconservancy.org. ... more >
Jan 15 - Director of Individual Giving
The incumbent will direct individual giving programs, with a focus on major gift solicitation, for a comprehensive development program at Focus: HOPE. He/she will identify, cultivate and solicit major donors and manage activities with the goal of increasing financial support from individual donors. ... more >
Jan 12 - Community Engagement Director in Troy, Michigan
The Community Engagement Director is accountable for developing strategic relationships with key community partners that will increase reach and impact. The Director is also responsible for the successful implementation and evaluation for mission activities and expanding awareness for a defined market or markets. This is accomplished through internal and external collaboration and by utilizing knowledge of the designated market to expand the Arthritis Foundation's sphere of influence. ... more >
Jan 28 - Top Ten (Week of January 26, 2015): Helping Volunteers Fall in Love with the Mission
(Jan. 26, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including why you should start peer-to-peer fundraising this year; why selling alone can’t close your first “sale;” a cautionary case study on board management; monthly giving programs for the small shop; and more! ... more >
Jan 28 - Call for Research Papers in Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada is accepting proposals under its Research Awards program with a deadline of April 30, 2015. Up to $10,000 is available and grant notifications will be made by the end of May with the expectation that the research will be completed by December 31, 2015. ... more >
Jan 28 - Technology: Fundraisers and Donors Not Yet on the Same Page
(Jan. 28, 2015) A new report by Give Central, a web-based donation platform, underscores the disconnect between the increasing ability and eagerness of nonprofits to take advantage of rapidly evolving technology—and the reluctance of donors to take advantage of the same. ... more >
Jan 26 - How to give to the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada
The AFP Foundation for Philanthropy - Canada offers a range of convenient giving options. Select the option that's best for you! ... more >
Jan 21 - Tax Reform Efforts Starting in Congress
(Jan. 21, 2015) With limited time to act before the 2016 Presidential election season kicks into gear, Congress has begun its efforts to address comprehensive tax reform, while the Charitable Giving Coalition has sent a letter to new members of Congress calling for greater incentives for giving. ... more >