AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

AFPWM positively impacts our philanthropic community by connecting and educating people and organizations to practice ethical and effective fundraising.

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AFPWM Honored as Ten Star Gold Chapter

posted Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by Katie Hop

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) West Michigan has been named a 2016 Ten Star GOLD Chapter.

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AFPWM is Awarded the 2016 Friends of Diversity Designation!

posted Tuesday, March 7, 2017 by Katie Hop

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) West Michigan has been named a 2016 Friends of Diversity Designation Chapter.

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Stewardship of Donor Advised Fund Gifts

posted Saturday, January 14, 2017 by Katie Hop

The surge in donors giving through donor advised funds is real and palpable in our industry. In fact, the largest funds have made large leaps...

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The Changing Conversation Around Fundraising Effectiveness

July 26, 2017    9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Hosted by: AFP West Michigan & The Johnson Center

How do you talk about fundraising effectiveness in your organization? Dan Pallotta’s 2013 TED Talk has encouraged us to change...

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AFP Breakfast Meeting

August 04, 2017    7:30 to 9:00 a.m.

Hosted by: AFPWM

The next AFPWM Breakfast Group will be Friday, August 4, Pearl Street Holiday Inn, 7:30am -9:00am. The topic will...

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Lakeshore Development Professionals Group - Holland, MI

August 10, 2017    7:45am

This informal group is an opportunity to enjoy breakfast together, problem solve, share educational offerings and discuss tips and tricks...

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