CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) Refresher Course

  

 

CFRE Refresher Course

September 25-26, 2019

2-Day Comprehensive Course

(This program is only offered in Central Ohio every other year.  Next offering will be in 2021.)

 

The AFP CFRE Refresher Course asks you to apply fundraising theory, skills, and techniques within the six knowledge domains of the field, based on experience at the 3 to 5-year level. This course will not be presented in a lecture format; it will be presented by fellow fundraisers that have obtained their CFRE’s.

 
2019 Course Details
 

Dates & Location:
Wednesday & Thursday, September 25-26, 2019

8am – 5:30pm (both days)

American Red Cross

995 E Broad St., Columbus, OH
Parking is Free

Registration Fee:
$390 for AFP Members

$490 for Non-members

Fee includes all sessions, workbook, refreshments and lunch both days.

16 CFRE Credits applied for and pending

Registration Deadline is Wednesday, September 4, 2019

 

REGISTER ONLINE NOW

or complete and return the hard-copy registration form below

 

Scholarships opportunities are available for AFP members.

Scholarship Information and Application

Deadline for scholarship applications: Wednesday, August 21, 2019

 

                       

For more information contact course co-chairs 

Mayme Norman

614-724-3686 

 mayme.norman@columbuszoo.org

or

Jane Nolan

972-358-1251 

jane.nolan@hsdcohio.org

 

CFRE stands for Certified Fund Raising Executive. This certification serves as an impartial, third-party endorsement of your knowledge and experience against international standards in philanthropy. It adds to your credibility as a fundraiser and sets you apart from other professionals. The CFRE process requires a comprehensive written application followed by a written exam. Individuals interested in the CFRE designation must have at least five years of paid, professional practice in fundraising, meet all of the minimum eligibility requirements, and pass the written exam. The CFRE designation has on-going requirements in order to maintain the certification; the holder must demonstrate he/she continues to meet requirements.  

The AFP CFRE Refresher Course uses case studies to provide a “refresher” of the six fundraising knowledge domains and the core principles and concepts that all experienced fundraising professionals should know.  While the course is designed as a refresher and not an in-depth review, course delivery is flexible with 1-day and 2-day options to allow extra time for discussion. 

The course is taught in an active learning style and includes mini case studies (“caselets”) for group discussion, making the learning experience both substantive and enjoyable. 

Learning objectives include:

  • Apply fundraising skills and knowledge to real-life scenarios. 
  • Identify personal strengths and weaknesses in terms of your understanding of the fundraising knowledge domains. 
  • Assess personal readiness to take the CFRE examination. 
  • Develop an effective personal study plan. 


The AFP CFRE Refresher Course is not designed to be a preparatory course for the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Examination but instead is a review of the body of knowledge at the five year level which many individuals use in studying for the exam. There is no guarantee that any of the specific content covered in this course will appear as specific items on the CFRE examination. CFRE International does not sponsor or endorse any educational programs, and this course was not developed in conjunction with CFRE International.  


AFP strongly suggests that participation in the AFP CFRE Refresher Course be just one element of one’s study plan to prepare for the CFRE Exam. Please visit the CFRE International website www.cfre.org for additional study materials. A complete overview of the development function for fundraising professionals who would like to improve their development skills, learn to raise money more efficiently or build upon their current development skills.

For more information visit 

 

  

AFP International Education Courses Chair

Mayme Norman

Director of Philanthropy, Annual Giving - Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

614-724-3686
mayme.norman@columbuszoo.org



  

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