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Welcome to the AFP Capital Area Chapter Website!

The Association of Fundraising Professionals Capital Area Chapter is the premiere organization for fundraisers and nonprofit professionals in the mid-Michigan region. We currently represent nearly 300 members from the leading nonprofit charities, foundations, and consultants across the region. Whether you’re already a member, looking to join, or just learning more about us, we’re glad you’re here! Please take a look at our many offerings.

Our Mission
The Capital Area Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals advances philanthropy by fostering the development and growth of fundraising professionals and promoting ethical and effective fundraising standards.

Our Vision
The vision of AFP Capital Area Chapter is to be the leading resource in strengthening the fundraising profession and the philanthropic community in mid-Michigan.


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Nov 17 - Senior Director of Development - International Studies and Programs
Michigan State University seeks a results-oriented individual to lead its highly successful advancement team as the Senior Director of Development for International Studies and Programs. ... more >
Oct 13 - Development Associate - Michigan State University
The Development Associates will serve as entry level fundraisers within the central office of University Advancement. ... more >
Jul 21 - Director of Philanthropy, Individual Gifts - Kettering University
Join the Kettering University team as Director of Philanthropy, Individual Gifts and participate in Kettering's mission, vision and values. ... more >
Jun 17 - Associate Director of Development, Major Gift Officer - MSU
As MSU strategically positions itself to enter its second billion-dollar plus campaign, the Associate Director will play a key role in assisting with planning and development strategy towards a $70 million+ campaign effort – focused on endowment and expendable support -- for the College of Education at MSU. ... more >
May 22 - Director of Annual Giving - Olivet College
The Director of Annual Giving serves as a representative for Olivet College, especially among constituents with a record of, or the potential for, annual gifts. ... more >
Nov 19 - Top Ten (Week of November 17, 2014): What to Leave Behind During a Major Gift Ask
(Nov. 17, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including how to guard privacy on the Internet; the fundamentals of crowdfunding; solving the great mysteries of donor retention; more lessons in nonprofit storytelling; a discussion on the limitations of strategic philanthropy; and more! ... more >
Nov 19 - Joy McKee Becomes ACFRE Number 102
In October, Joy McKee, manager of annual and special giving at the Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in Englewood, New Jersey, became the 102nd person to earn ACFRE certification. ... more >
Nov 12 - Top Ten (Week of November 10, 2014): The Two-Part Major Gift Conversation
(Nov. 10, 2014) Learn about this topic and more in this week’s top ten, including the tactics of collaboration; why nonprofit should participate in #GivingTuesday (and might we suggest, National Philanthropy Day!); more about Bitcoin (you know what you want to use it); ways to thank big donors; using the Wordifier (we love that name!) and more! ... more >