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October 25th: Closing the 'Pothole' Between Diversity and Inclusion - REGISTER NOW! 

October 26th:  AFP Greater Detroit Chapter Annual Survey - TAKE THE SURVEY TODAY!

November 3rd: Giving USA 2016: What does it mean for you and your organization? - REGISTER NOW!

November 10th: 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day Dinner - REGISTER NOW!

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December 8th: Corporate Sponsorship - REGISTER NOW!


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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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Oct 20 - Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation
astern Michigan University seeks a highly skilled advancement professional as Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation. Reporting to the President, the Vice President for Advancement and Executive Director of the Foundation will provide leadership, planning, management, and coordination for all development and alumni relations functions of the University. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to have an impact in an institution experiencing great momentum. The ideal candidate will be collaborative, innovative, and highly motivated. ... more >
Oct 20 - Membership Manager
The Membership Manager will join a team of six development professionals who are working to secure memberships and philanthropic gifts for the Detroit Regional Chamber. ... more >
Oct 19 - Director of Development
POSITION CONCEPT We are looking for a knowledgeable, passionate, and creative Director of Development to provide leadership and direction for retaining, diversifying and developing fundraising opportunities. The individual will be a strong relationship-builder and help us shape the organization’s strategic fundraising priorities, guiding daily operations and working collaboratively with the whole team to ensure proper cultivation, and stewarding of donors. The Director of Development reports to the President/CEO and a member of the senior management team ... more >
Oct 18 - Director of Development
We are seeking a dynamic and driven Director of Development to lead and further develop our fundraising efforts in southeastern Michigan. This position will report directly to the Executive Director. ... more >
Oct 14 - Major Gift Officer(s): College of Law/Major Gift and Leadership Annual Giving Officer
Major Gift Officer(s): College of Law/Major Gift and Leadership Annual Giving Officer The University of Toledo Foundation OPEN POSITIONS • Major Gift Officer for the College of Law • Major Gift and Leadership Annual Giving Officer APPLY BY October 28, 2016 ... more >
Oct 19 - Gaining Actionable Insights For Your Charity
Now available! The 2015 What Canadian Donors Want user-friendly data template. Read on for more information. ... more >
Oct 19 - Trillium Foundation’s CEO Inspires Diversity Fellows on Inclusion, Leadership, Tenacity
This mantra is one of the thoughts that Ontario Trillium Foundation’s (OTF) CEO Andrea Cohen Barrack shared at the summer social for the 2016 Fellows of the Diversity & Inclusion Fellowship. Held at William’s Landing in downtown Toronto, the event featured Barrack’s insights into leadership, growth and how tenacity helped her persevere through the many obstacles she faced along the way. ... more >
Oct 18 - Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat
(Oct. 17, 2016) Missed Amy Eisenstein’s recent webinar on Three Steps to a Fantastic Board Retreat? You can still order the archived webinar and learn from her vast knowledge and experience, and we’ve got Amy’s five questions with AFP below for even more insight. ... more >
Oct 18 - Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking
(Oct. 17, 2016) It’s tricky – we know that nonprofits can’t live on grants alone, yet there is over 50 billion dollars awarded every year through foundations and corporate grants. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Cindy Adams, CEO of GrantStation, about what goes into investing in a healthy grant program, the subject of her upcoming webinar, Building a Holistic Approach to Grant Seeking on October 24. ... more >
Oct 17 - Public Policy Update: Opportunities to Contribute to Public Policy and Public Debate!
(Oct. 17, 2016) Take note of these opportunities to participate and have your voice heard. Whether the topic is political activities by charities or the impact of CASL on the nonprofit sector, your perspective matters! ... more >