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

Start your day early with fundraising friends and colleagues. Join the Women in Development on fourth Thursdays and the AFP West Michigan Professionals Breakfast Group on second Fridays of each month, See schedules and details in Events.

Always wanted to certify your credentials? Join us for the Certiied Fund Raising Executive Review Course on September 16-17. See details below!  

Hear Tom Ahern's Storytelling for Fundraisers on September 9! See details below.

National Philanthropy Day is November 17! Mark your calendars and save the date.

AFPWM has been recognized as a 10 Star Chapter! Read more here.

LATEST NEWS

Nonprofit Research Collaborative Tracks Upward Trend in Bequests

The report of fundraising results through the end of 2015 also looks back through data collected since 2005. In 2015, 58% of 760 responding organizations reported...

Top Three Tips to Master Donor Persuasion

Different people think of different things. For me, when somebody says persuasion I see a car salesperson doing anything they can to “get you in this car...

AFP's Diploma in Fundraising Program

You're a fundraiser and you know the fundamentals now—but you need to take that next step....

UPCOMING EVENTS

AFP After Hours

Thursday, July 28, 2016

5:30-7:30 pm

Hosted by: AFP West Michigan

Come in from the heat and network after work!

All AFP members and their guests interested in learning more...

Women in Development (WID)

Thursday, July 28, 2016

7:45 am

The Women in Development (WID) group meets for breakfast, networking and support. There are no dues, no rules and no obligation. You only pay for your own breakfast...

AFP West Michigan Professionals Breakfast Group

Friday, August 12, 2016

7:30 am - 9 am

Hosted by: AFP West Michigan and AFP Breakfast Group

Email Mary Panek if you are planning to attend!

 

August...

Women in Development (WID)

Thursday, August 25, 2016

7:45 am

The Women in Development (WID) group meets for breakfast, networking and support. There are no dues, no rules and no obligation. You only pay for your own breakfast...

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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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