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.

The deadline to apply for 2020 has passed.  Please check back in the spring of 2021 to apply next year.

Please contact Ashley Calhoun at or Stephanie Maurice at with any questions.

2020 Marjorie S. Fisher Fellows
Olivia Abrahamian, Cranbrook Art Museum
Asmaa (Sumi) Alarabi, Michigan Humane Society
Kara Conger, Wayne State University
Margo Dalal, Detroit Community Wealth Fund
Angela Dewey, Mend on the Move
Kayla Draper, Detroit Historical Society
David Josiah Foster, War Memorial
Ragina Jenkins, Detroit College Access Network as an Independent Contractor
Katrina McCree, Neighborhood Service Organization
Michael Palmer, Ascension Southeast Michigan - Ascension St. John and Providence Foundations
Amber Rahill, Covenant Community Care
Allison Ribick, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Kailey Vowles, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital - ALSAC