AFP advances philanthropy by enabling people and organizations to practice effective and ethical fundraising.

Congratulations to our National Philanthropy Day 2014 Award Recipients!

Nominate your favorite philanthropist for 2015!

Thank you Fred Keller and Christina Keller for sharing your story of philanthopy in November 2014!

Nominate your favorite philanthropist, foundation, colleague or nonprofit by June 15!


Brown Bag Lunch and Learn: Foundation Center Tools for Grantseekers


Foundation Center is the leading source of information about philanthropy worldwide. Join the Johnson Center for a webcast presentation with...

Grantwriters Roundtable

We're all in this together! See the list of upcoming programs and join in...

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Women in Development Fundraising Calendar

The Women in Development networking group compiles a calendar of area fundraising events. Here is the most...

Be the Cause!

Your gift to the annual BE the CAUSE Campaign benefits both our local West Michigan AFP Chapter and the AFP Foundation for Philanthropy.



Making Friends with Financial Statements

Friday, September 11, 2015

7:30 am - 9 am

Hosted by: AFP Breakfast Group and AFP West Michigan

Accounting and Budgeting Concepts for Fundraisers

Friday, September 11, 2015

Asking for the Planned Gift

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Hosted by: AFP West Michigan and the Western Michigan Planned Giving Group

AFP West Michigan joins Western Michigan Planned Giving Group in presenting… Ron Mulder, Consultant BMG...

Monthly Networking Breakfast

Thursday, September 24, 2015

7:45 am

Hosted by: Women In Development

Please join your fellow development professionals for this monthly social and networking breakfast. We share job opportunities, best practices, and challenges...

Certified Fund Raising Executive Course

Friday, September 25, 2015

September 25 and 26 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Hosted by: AFP West Michigan

Certified Fund Raising Executive Review Course

Have you considered taking the steps to become a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE)?

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AFP - West Michigan Chapter

P.O. Box 6302 /  Grand Rapids, MI 49516-6302

P: 616-222-6144  / F: 616-732-4481

For more information contact Deb O'Donnell.

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