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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. 

Upcoming Events

Massive Fundraising with Adrian SargeantAdrian Sargeant photo

May 8, 8:00 AM - 2:45 PM 

Join us for this exciting half-day presentation with featured keynote speaker Adrian Sargeant! Sargeant is one of the world's leading authorities on how to achieve growth in philanthropy. To learn more about Sargeant, click here. Topics to be discussed during his presentation include: 

  • Massive Fundraising: What Does It Take to Double or Treble Your Income? 
  • Driving Donor Retention and Loyalty: Lessons from Research
  • Massively Improving Donor Communication: Relationship Fundraising 2.0

Click here for more information on Sargeant's presentation. 


Earning your CFRE? Massive Fundraising earn 6 points during this half day presentation!


Cost: AFP members $100; non-members $150.

VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College
18600 Haggerty Road, Livonia, MI 48152

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AFP GDC ConnectsNetworking photo

May 11, 5:30 - 8:00 PM 

Join us for an evening of networking, appetizers, and cocktails.  This is a casual event, so don't worry if you are running late or have to leave early! 

This reception is FREE for AFP Members and just $10 for Non-Members! Be sure to pre-
register so that we can plan accordingly. Register Here!

Granite City
699 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI 48084

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AFP Ann Arbor Network: Perspectives on Developing a Culture of Philanthropy

May 11, 8:00 - 10:00 AM (first 30 minutes reserved for networking)

Everyone knows culture eats strategy for breakfast. So how do you go about engaging your whole staff in fostering a culture of philanthropy? In this panel presentation you will hear from an executive director, program staff, board member, and development director on how they contribute to the culture of philanthropy at Ozone House. A facilitated panel discussion will explore what they’ve learned, where they’ve made mistakes, and how they support the fundraising function of the organization.

Panel:     Katie Doyle, Ozone House Executive Director
Lisa Jackson, Ozone House Board Member 
Allison Brengle, Ozone House Crisis Line & Volunteer Coordinator
Allie Schachter, Ozone House Development Director

Facilitator: Chelsea Brown, SOS Community Services Development

Washtenaw Community College
Morris Lawrence Building, Room 1504800 E. Huron River Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Cost: AFP members $10; non-members $20

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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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The 2017 Mentorship Application submission is now open!

The Mentorship AFP provides assistance and guidance for those who are just beginning their fundraising careers. 

The cost of this program is a benefit of AFP Membership. There is no additional expense!

Download an application here! Don't miss out the deadline is March 24th. 

2016 National Philanthropy Day

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

2016 National Philanthropy Day Photos


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