The AFP CFRE Refresher Course

AFP MI, Greater Detroit Chapter Event: CFRE Refresher Course

Thursday, July 11, 2024 | 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Attend the AFP CFRE Refresher Course in Rochester Hills, Michigan on Thursday, July 11, 2024!

Advance your journey toward CFRE certification through the self-exploration of knowledge and peer exchange of best practices — facilitated by knowledgeable fundraising practitioners — with the AFP CFRE Refresher Course.


Anyone seeking to earn the CFRE certification – for the first time or to recertify, and who can meet the minimum requirements set by CFRE International ( by the date of the CFRE Exam.


The AFP CFRE Refresher Course on Thursday, July 11, 2024, offers development professionals like you a new approach that asks you to apply fundraising theory, skills, and techniques within the six knowledge domains of the field, based on experience at the level of five-years and above. 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 based on using a case study approach. The course also is appropriate for CEOs and members of the board and development committee, adding tremendous knowledge of fundraising practice to an organization’s operations and governance.


  • Leslie Carmona, CFRE - Senior Director, Donor Experience and Individual Giving | Wayne State University
  • Bobie Clement, CFRE - Senior Associate Consultant | Marts&Lundy
  • Beth Slade, CFRE - Director of Philanthropy for Lions Engagement | Leader Dogs for the Blind
  • Stephanie Maurice Beason, MSW, CFRE - Director of Development | Psi Chi The International Honor Society in Psychology


  • Continental breakfast and lunch
  • Participant manual
  • Approximately 16 hours of instruction
  • Certificate of completion at the end of the course
  • Applicable for 16 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE application
  • Head start for taking the CFRE Exam


Register Here


  • AFP Members = $419 
  • Non-Members = $529 

Seats for the course are limited to allow for maximum interaction and learning. 

Registrations will be accepted until Tuesday, July 3, 2024. 

For more information, contact Elsea Burrows, at

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