AFP CFRE Refresher Course

Jan 15 to 16, 2020 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Looking for advance your career in philanthropy? Become a CFRE!

Plan now to become a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) in 2020. As a CFRE, you’ll join a distinguished group of only 116 other Wisconsin accredited fundraising professionals.  

Mark your calendar and plan to attend the 2-day AFP CFRE Refresher Couse on January 15 and 16 in Milwaukee. The course taught by two master trainers, with CFRE training experience, is a fast-paced, high-level course review of the six fundraising knowledge domains and the core principals and concepts that experienced fundraising professions should know presented an engaging caselet approach.

The AFP CFRE Refresher Course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program. It is an intensive program intended to provide an overview of the six knowledge domains of the CFRE exam.  The course is not presented in a lecture format; rather, it is a combination of a high-level review, self-exploration of knowledge and peer exchange of best practices – all of which are facilitated by a knowledgeable fundraising practitioner using a caselet approach with components based on fundraising experience at the five-year level.

Course Overview:
1. Current and Prospective Donor Research
2. Securing the Gift
3. Relationship Building
4. Volunteer Involvement
5. Leadership and Management
6. Ethics, Accountability and Professionalism

Cost:  $390 for AFP members;  $490 for Non-AFP members
Fee includes all sessions, workbook, refreshments and lunch both days.

Dates & Location: January 15 & 16, 2020
8:00am - 5:00pm (both days)

Deadline to Register: December 15, 2019

Instructors:  Jen Davie, CFRE and Amalia Schoone, CFRE
Program Coordinators:  Shannon Watry, CFRE and Andrea Homan, CFRE

For more information about the CFRE accreditation process visit

Questions? Contact: Shannon Watry, at 414-607-2704 or 

Scholarship funds will be available to attend this class. The AFP CFRE Refresher Course scholarship application is due by December 16.


Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be submitted in writing and must be received by the AFP Southeastern Wisconsin office on or before December 30, 2019. A $100 processing fee will be deducted from the refunded registration. For cancellations after December 30, no refunds will be issued, but you may specify a substitute attendee.

Event Information

City Year Milwaukee
648 N. Plankinton Ave., 190
Milwaukee, WI 53203