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Please note our new address as of January 1, 2017 -  28226 Delton, Madison Heights, MI 48071. The phone number (248-579-5004) will remain the same. 

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Relive the fun through the photos taken at the National Philanthropy Day event! 2016 National Philanthropy Day Photos!


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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Feb 17 - Database Coordinator and Administrative Assistant
The Database Coordinator and Administrative Assistant is responsible for database management, gift entry, and assisting other staff with database use. The position is responsible for ensuring consistency and accuracy of data and will be involved in the planning and development of the database. Assistance with other administrative needs for organizational leadership will be required as necessary. ... more >
Feb 9 - Grants Manager
The Grants Manager reports to the Strategic Advancement Director and works in close collaboration with other members of the Fair Food Network (FFN) team to achieve the organization’s fundraising goals and objectives. The position supports teamwork and learning among staff, board, volunteers and grantors to ensure the highest standards for grant management and fiscal integrity. ... more >
Feb 9 - Philanthropy and Marketing Manager
As a member of JARC’s successful and multi-faceted Philanthropy Department, the Philanthropy and Marketing Manager is responsible for creatively coordinating JARC fundraising events and projects; annual giving campaigns; agency marketing and communication; and volunteers. Reporting to the Chief Philanthropy Officer, the full-time position requires expertise in fundraising operations, donor relations, event management, sponsorships, marketing, all forms of communication, volunteer recruitment and management, and database use. The Manager will supervise the Volunteer and Community Relations Coordinator, as well as interns and administrative support staff. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge software is preferred. Five years of relevant experience preferred. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Top Ten (Week of February 22, 2017): Demystifying Data, Rage Donations, Donor-Centered Charities & More!
(Feb. 22, 2017) Our weekly round-up of blog posts, articles, videos and other resources to help you keep on top of latest trends and reach your fundraising goals. ... more >
Feb 21 - AFP Position on Repeal of the Johnson Amendment
Discussion about repealing the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits charities from engaging in partisan, electoral politics. AFP stakes out its position, opposing repeal on a number of grounds. ... more >
Feb 21 - Why Are There So Few Male Fundraisers?
Fundraising has been a female-dominated profession for decades. Why is that, and is it going to change any time soon? AFP members provide some ideas and perspective. ... more >
Feb 21 - Senior Professional Spotlight: Mike House
We talk with Mike House, president and CEO of the Stollery Children’s Hospital Foundation in Edmonton, Alberta, about his job, the use of acronyms, managing a large staff and the moment he realized he wanted to be a leader and a CEO. ... more >