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December 8th: Corporate Sponsorship - REGISTER NOW!

December 15th: CFRE Roundtable: Innovations in Philanthropy and Current Trends and Best Practice for CFRE (CFRE's Only) - REGISTER NOW!

January 31st: Philanthropic Leaders: Building a successful fundraising system for board, staff and volunteers (Webinar) - REGISTER NOW!


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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Nov 26 - Membership Manager
The Membership Manager will join a team of six development professionals who are working to secure memberships and philanthropic gifts for the Detroit Regional Chamber. ... more >
Nov 17 - Chief Development & External Relations Officer
UofM School of Music, Theatre & Dance is seeking a Chief Development & External Relations Officer. ... more >
Nov 17 - Development Director
The Michigan League of Conservation Voters is seeking a full-time Development Director to foster a culture of philanthropy within our organization, direct strategies to develop stronger, more sustainable financial support across our family of organizations, deepen relationships with supporters across the state, and elevate Michigan LCV as a resource and an outlet for generous people interested in contributing to a mission that matters. The ideal candidate will be a strategic and critical thinker who can grasp onto broad, ambitious goals and motivate a team on the ground to deliver on them. He or she will know how to craft a comprehensive fund development plan and how to effectively manage a team of staff, board members and supporters to deliver on that plan. He or she will be creative and appropriately opportunistic about seizing new opportunities for growth that align with a larger strategic plan and he or she will be a persistent, reliable leader. This position is an opportunity to institutionalize philanthropy and fund development within a fast-paced, growing political organization, lead and develop a team, and expand Michigan LCV’s impact in the Great Lakes State. ... more >
Dec 7 - Long-Time AFP Staff Member to Head U.S. Foundation for Philanthropy
Lori Gusdorf , CAE, who has been with AFP for more than 25 years, has been named Executive Vice President of the AFP Foundations for Philanthropy. ... more >
Dec 6 - 2016 National Philanthropy Day in Canada
Derek Fraser shares some special thank you’s to those who helped with the success of National Philanthropy Day 2016. And plans are already well underway for NPD 2017! ... more >
Dec 6 - Inclusion and Philanthropy: Fellows Recognized at 2016 AFP Toronto Congress
The second cohort of Fellows have completed the AFP Inclusion and Philanthropy program! ... more >
Dec 6 - Government Relations Update: Political Activity Consultations Still Underway
(Dec. 6, 2016) AFP is encouraging all members to participate in the ongoing, online consultations regarding charity participation in "political activities." ... more >
Dec 6 - Webcast: Innovating with Confidence Session Now Available Online
The AFP Congress webcast on innovation as a survival strategy for charities is now available online! Read on for more information on this raved-about session led by U.K fundraiser Lucy Gower. ... more >