Professional Networks

Grant Writer’s Roundtable
The Grant Writers Roundtable of Grand Rapids is a professional support group for people who raise money for nonprofit organizations through the written word.

The monthly roundtable meetings feature speakers and discussion topics that encourage best practices and collegial support.

Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Greater Grand Rapids
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Greater Grand Rapids wants members to have a successful and satisfying career in the nonprofit sector. This takes a few things: learning opportunities, networking with like-minded people, recognition, and the opportunity to lead alongside colleagues. Connect to see how they provide these opportunities to young nonprofit professionals in our community.

Association of Fundraising Professionals

Johnson Center for Philanthropy Grand Valley State University
The Johnson Center for Philanthropy is an academic center focused on increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of the charitable sector. Their work involves conducting research, teaching effective practices, and providing pathways to service. They work extensively in West Michigan and throughout the state of Michigan, nationally, and internationally.

AFP Capital Area Chapter (Lansing)

AFP Greater Detroit Chapter

AFP Mid-Michigan Chapter

NorthSky Nonprofit Network
NorthSky Nonprofit Network, a social enterprise, is the capacity building program of Rotary Charities of Traverse City providing the region’s nonprofits, government and social enterprises with consulting, professional development, coaching services and tools to help build their capacity and support sustainability.

NEW’s mission is to help nonprofits succeed by strengthening nonprofit management and offering solutions to issues facing the nonprofit community.  NEW offers nonprofits in southeast Michigan resources, technology, and services to meet the challenges of doing more with less. We also work with partners to deliver NEW’S programs outside of southeast Michigan.

Nonprofit Alliance
Nonprofit Alliance is dedicated to strengthening the leadership and organizational capacities of nonprofit organizations in Calhoun County to effectively deliver their missions in alignment with priority community needs.

Western Michigan Planned Giving Group
The Western Michigan Planned Giving Group was organized for the purpose of uniting gift planning officers from local charities with legal and financial advisors.

ONEplace@kpl is a management support organization offering resources and services to nonprofit staff, board, and volunteers in Kalamazoo County.