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Wednesday, April 1, 2015: Mentorship AFP Mentee & Mentor Application deadline! 

Thursday, April 9, 2015: AFP Connects The Emory - REGISTER NOW!

Tuesday, April 21, 2015: Retain to Sustain - REGISTER NOW!

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

Wednesday, May 20, 2015: Engaging Your Board in Fundraising for the Small Shop (IHQ Webinar) - REGISTER NOW!

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 1 - Director of Development
The mission of Crime Stoppers is to empower people to make their neighborhoods, schools and businesses safer through anonymous reporting of crime ... more >
Mar 30 - Major Gifts Officer (Leadership Giving Specialist)
The Leadership Giving Officer’s primary objective is to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donor’s interests, passions and values. The Leadership Giving Officer will work closely with the Director of Development to develop and implement strategy for individual major gift donor relationship management (initiation, implementation, growth) to meet short and long-term goals of HSHV. This position requires an independent, innovative self-starter who can communicate and build relationships with ease. ... more >
Mar 30 - Executive Director of the Owens Community College Foundation
The Executive Director of the Owens Community College Foundation, in collaboration with the President/Chief Executive Officer, Director of Alumni Relations, and the Foundation Board of Directors, will serve as a College leader in raising private and annual revenue for the Foundation to provide for the current and future needs of Owens Community College and its students. For full job details, visit ... more >
Apr 1 - April 8: Free IRS Webinar on Charities and Unrelated Business Income Tax
On April 8, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service will be holding a free webinar: Unrelated Business Income Tax and Tax-Exempt Organizations. ... more >
Apr 1 - Conference Participants Crowd Source for a Good Cause
(April 1, 2015) On Sunday afternoon of the AFP International Fundraising Conference, BJ Bischoff (consultant and AFP Master Trainer) and Nathan Hand (director of advancement at The Oaks Academy and president of the AFP Indiana Chapter) presented a session about winning crowd-sourced charity voting contests. ... more >
Apr 1 - Detroit Fundraiser Richard Martin Honored for Lifetime Service to the Profession
Richard K. Martin., CFRE, an outstanding fundraiser who has been a leader in Michigan and around the world in encouraging the profession to address the issues of diversity and inclusion, is the recipient of the Chair’s Award for Outstanding Service presented by AFP. ... more >
Apr 1 - Nearly 75% of Charities Met Fundraising Goals in 2014
(April 1, 2015) The latest survey by the Nonprofit Research Collaborative finds that 73 percent of charities met their fundraising goals in 2014, the best result since the group began asking the question in 2010 and a marked increase over the 63 percent that met goal in 2013. ... more >
Mar 25 - AFP, Relationship Science Announce Strategic Partnership
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the largest community of fundraising professionals in the world, has announced a new strategic partnership with Relationship Science (RelSci), a technology solutions company that enables organizations to strategically leverage the collective connections of employees, executives, and board members in order to shorten fundraising cycles and identify high-impact donors. ... more >