Detroit Philanthropy LLC
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Board Coaching & Training
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Capital Planning
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Fund Development – Research
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Grant Writing
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Major Gifts – Planned Giving
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Starting a Non-Profit
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Nonprofit Experience
Yes, I primarily work with nonprofits and/or community organizations
Years of Nonprofit Experience
20+ years
Nonprofit Clients
NFL Alumni Association Detroit Chapter
L!fe Leaders
Detroit Horse Power
Playworks Michigan
Living Arts
Student Advocacy Center
Orchard's Children's Services
Nonprofit Experience
Board Member
Paid Staff
  • Activate Fund
Organization Type
For-profit Service Business
Nonprofit Service Provider
Professional Affiliations / Licenses
Professional Fundraiser License MFR #57598
Geographic Area
Southeast Michigan Region
  • No Other Languages Spoken
Demographics of Provider
  • White
  • Flat fee by project
  • Installment based on project schedule
  • Negotiable
Addional Pricing Information
Our fees vary with our clients. Based on client need and work scope, we offer both flat rate project fees and monthly retainer agreements. Please contact us for additional information.
Mission Statement
Detroit Philanthropy believes in the power of social impact, and champions philanthropy throughout metro Detroit. We are passionate about helping others, making meaningful connections, solving problems, and creating impact in our community. By offering philanthropic advisory services we help individual philanthropists, private foundations, and socially-minded companies ensure their charitable vision is realized, resources are maximized, and meaningful impact is generated. Additionally, we are a licensed professional fundraiser offering strategic fundraising counsel and execution. By working with nonprofits to develop tailored fundraising plans, we increase organizational capacity by providing the skills, knowledge, and strategies needed for success.
Why do you think it’s important for your business or organization to support nonprofits and community organizations in Southeast Michigan and what kind of positive impact do you think your work could have?
Having spent nearly 20 years in the nonprofit sector as an effective and strategic fundraising and foundation executive, Detroit Philanthropy Founder and President, Rachel Decker is passionate about helping others, making meaningful connections, solving problems and, most importantly, creating impact in our community. With the founding of Detroit Philanthropy, she turned that passion into a commitment to champion philanthropy throughout metro Detroit as a nonprofit fundraising consultant, philanthropic advisor and professional speaker. This premise to our founding, keeps Detroit Philanthropy deeply rooted to supporting nonprofit organizations and ensuring their success. Furthermore, with our motto of ‘helping you, help others’ we work across all sectors to support charitable endeavors throughout the region. It is in this way that we support our clients and impact the broader philanthropic community.