Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows Program

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Detroit Chapter Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows (Fisher Fellows) program strives to educate and empower the future generation of fundraisers in the region and is supported through the generosity of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Foundation.

Fisher Fellows will receive the following benefits over a one-year period:

  • Membership in the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Detroit Chapter
  • Financial assistance to attend up to six chapter-sponsored educational programs
  • Inclusion in the Mentorship AFP program
A limited number of fellowships are available. For consideration, applicants must be:

  • Currently employed in a fundraising capacity at a local non-profit organization located in the city of Detroit or serving a constituency in the city of Detroit
  • Age 30 or under, or if over age 30 have two years or less of professional fundraising experience
  • Not a current AFP member
Those working in small organizations with limited development support are encouraged to apply.

Applications for 2019 are now closed.  The application process for the next cycle will open in early 2020. Please contact Ashley Calhoun at or Stephanie Maurice at with any questions.

2018 Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows
Cassie Coravos, The Build Institute
Quentin Davis, Lawrence Technological University
Tiffany Jones-Bolek, Mariner's Inn
Sheena Law Killinger, Detroit Historical Society of Detroit
Jasmine Mack, Chamber Music Society of Detroit
Danielle Michael, Michigan Humane Society
Kerrie Mitchell, Matrix Human Services
Stephanie Moravec, Michigan Humane Society
Caitlin Murphy, Live 6
Emily Rathod, The Children's Center
Thomas Rogers, Freedom House
Dorothy Smith, Teen HYPE
Christi Taylor, ACCESS