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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 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 >
Jan 21 - Top Ten (Week of January 19, 2015): Remember What It Is All About—Perspective and Inspiration
(Jan. 19, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including fundraising tips for your board and CEO; guidance on supercharged grant fundraising; a good infographic on the benefits of retaining existing donors versus soliciting new donors; questions to ask about your fundraising team; and more! ... more >
Jan 21 - AFP Board Approves New Format for the Code of Ethical Principles
The AFP Board of Directors has approved a new format, including a graphic makeover, for the association’s Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, which members are required to sign ever year as part of their membership. ... more >
Jan 19 - Leadership Society Members
Members of the Leadership Society demonstrate sustaining commitment to the fundraising profession through their individual, cumulative giving of at least $10,000 and annual gifts of $1000 or more. Today, the Leadership Society honors 87 members from 49 chapters who actively support the work of AFP, the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy – Canada. Their leadership and counsel, as board and committee members, mentors and advisors, enhance the profession by advancing ethical and effective fundraising internationally. ... more >