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September 9th: National Philanthropy Day Distinguished Volunteer Recognition Form Deadline - Submit Now!

September 17th: AFP Greater Detroit Service Project 

October 6th: AFP Members Only Networking Event

October 25th: Closing the 'Pothole' Between Diversity and Inclusion - REGISTER NOW! 

November 10th: 25th Annual National Philanthropy Day Dinner - REGISTER NOW!

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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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Aug 26 - Executive Director
The Lapeer County Community Foundation seeks an energetic and dynamic leader to work with our Board of Trustees to grow our foundation and to work with our many partners and constituents in developing our region. If you are an experienced nonprofit executive seeking the opportunity to make a difference in the quality of life of the residents, businesses and organizations we serve, consider joining us. More info at: http://lapeercountycf.org/ ... more >
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