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Upcoming Events:

June 3rd: 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day Award Nominations Due - Submit Now!

June 8th: Planned Giving Roundtable of Southeastern Michigan: Development Day Conference

June 17th: 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day Call for Designs Due - Submit Now!

June 21st: AFP Connects Networking Event - REGISTER NOW

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

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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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May 26 - Director of Development
The Fair Food Network is seeking a Director of Development based in Ann Arbor. ... more >
May 18 - Grant Manager - Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum is seeking an experienced nonprofit professional to research, write, and administer grants. ... more >
May 18 - Director of Development
The Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit seeks an experienced Director of Development to lead the organization's fundraising efforts. ... more >
May 17 - Development Director
Daycroft Montessori School is looking for a Full-Time Development Director to manage school advancement. ... more >
May 24 - AFP Top Ten (Week of May 25, 2016): Women’s and Girls’ Causes, Pay-What-It-Takes Philanthropy, More!
(May 25, 2016) Our weekly round-up of the top blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your goal. ... more >
May 18 - Leaving a Legacy for Your Community
(May 18, 2016) May is National LEAVE A LEGACY™ Month across Canada. LEAVE A LEGACY™ is a national public awareness program designed to encourage Canadians to leave a gift through their will to a charity of their choice. An article by Roger Ali that charities can use in their own communications as well. ... more >
May 18 - How to Make a Successful Call on a Major Donor Prospect
(May 18, 2016) Too often we measure success in dollars raised and forget that long-range fundraising is all about building relationships. AFP had a chance recently to chat with Gail Perry about donor visits and cultivation, the subject of her upcoming webinar on May 26. ... more >