AFP NEWS DATE: 03-21-2019
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AFP GREATER DETROIT CHAPTER HONORED AS TEN STAR GOLD CHAPTER
(Arlington, Va.) – The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter has been named a 2019 Ten Star GOLD Chapter.
Every year, AFP, the largest association of professional fundraisers in the world, honors chapters for achieving goals that align with key objectives in its long-range strategic plan. Chapters receive the Ten Star GOLD Award for performing specific activities designed to increase professionalism within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy.
Less than 20 percent of AFP’s 243 chapters earn the Ten Star Gold Chapter recognition, making the Greater Detroit Chapter one of the association’s leading chapters around the world.
Diane Gulyas, AFP Greater Detroit Chapter President says, “This award is a testament to the dedication of AFP Greater Detroit Chapter volunteers and members to the fundraising profession. Their commitment to ensuring the Greater Detroit area has fundraisers who are ethical, knowledgeable about the latest trends in the field, and have access to the resources necessary for success is admirable and deserving of this recognition. Congratulations to everyone who made it possible for the chapter to receive this award.”
Ten Star Gold Chapters are recognized at the AFP International Conference on Fundraising. Chapters also earn the privilege of displaying the Ten Star Gold logo on their website, newsletters and stationary.
Criteria for the award are determined by AFP International Headquarters. A list of several goals is published annually, and chapters must accomplish 16 of these goals during the year and submit a nomination form for verification to be honored.
For more information on the Ten Star Award process, please visit www.afpglobal.org.
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AFP GREATER DETROIT CHAPTER HONORED WITH 2019 FRIENDS OF DIVERSITY DESIGNATION FROM AFP INTERNATIONAL
The Friends of Diversity Designation recognizes those chapters who have accomplished many of the key objectives outlined in AFP International's advancing diversity strategic goal. This designation encourages chapters to perform specific activities designed to increase diversity within fundraising and public awareness of the importance of philanthropy in all cultures
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Since 1960, AFP has inspired global change and supported efforts that generated over $1 trillion. AFP’s more than 31,000 individual and organizational members raise over $115 billion annually, equivalent to one-third of all charitable giving in North America and millions more around the world. For more information or to join the world's largest association of fundraising professionals, visit www.afpglobal.org.