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Thursday, May 14, 2015: Strategies and Tools for Major Gifts - REGISTER NOW!

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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 Philanthropy Awards in eight award categories. Click here for the nomination form due May 27th, 2015. 


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 24 - Manager, Legacy Giving and Campaign Stewardship
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra is looking for potential candidates with a background in planned giving and/or major gifts who are interested in taking on the next challenge in their fundraising career. ... more >
Apr 24 - Major Gifts Officer
Notre Dame Preparatory and Marist Academy is a private, Catholic, independent, coeducational day school located in Oakland County. We are looking for a Major Gifts Officer that will be responsible for all aspects of the school's upcoming Capital Campaign. ... more >
Apr 16 - Executive Director
iO, www.insideoutdetroit.org is a nationally recognized hub of creativity for K-12 students in Detroit who are curious about exploring their worlds through the power of poetry. The Executive Director is a strategic thinker and implementer of iO's mission. The ED establishes the artistic, programmatic and funding direction, sees to the development of all plans, and leads the staff to ensure plans are executed. For more information or to send your resume apply at www.nppn.co or http://www.nppn.co/job-postings/job-position-description/?positionid=270. ... more >
Apr 7 - Senior Advisor to President on Leadership Gifts
This position is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for securing philanthropic support from a portfolio of individual donor prospects determined to have the ability to make leadership gifts (50K+). ... more >
Apr 23 - Nominations Now Open for the AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize
Applications for the 2016 AFP/Skystone Partners Research Prize are due Nov. 1 to AFP International Headquarters. To be considered for the Prize, works must be published by a commercial publishing house or a professional organization between December 1, 2013 and November 1, 2015. Publications must be based on either applied or basic research. ... more >
Apr 22 - AFP Submits Comments to Senate on Tax Reform, Charitable Incentives
(April 22, 2015) AFP has submitted comments to the Individual Income Tax and Business Income Tax Working Groups of the Senate Finance Committee, calling on the Senate to keep the charitable deduction in its current form and look for other incentives to encourage charitable giving, including the IRA Rollover Provision. ... more >
Apr 21 - Top Ten (Week of April 22, 2015): Don’t Panic! Avoid The Content Creation Crunch
(April 22, 2015) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to keep your donors engaged in a cause; top five strategies to raise more money from foundations; looking at what causes men tend to support; how to get off the dang fundraising treadmill; and more! ... more >
Apr 16 - GR Update: Parliament Hill Day and "Friends in High Places"
AFP and other organizations will be holding a Lobbying Day on Thursday, May 14. Plus, there is a new government relations presentation being offered for AFP chapters. Find out more! ... more >
Apr 15 - New International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising an Eye-Opening Experience
(April 15, 2015) Two Canadians are among the first graduates of the new International Advanced Diploma in Fundraising (IADF). In this first person account, Robert Tomas shares his thoughts on the new designation and the learning outcomes of the program. ... more >