Professional Development

CFRE Refresher Course in San Antonio

Saturday, May 2, 2020

If you are planning to take the CFRE exam or are ready to take your fundraising career to the next level, make plans to participate in this one-day course, brought to you by the San Antonio AFP Chapter and AFP International.

CFRE certification adds value to your contribution to your employers, clients and constituents. In addition, the AFP Compensation and Benefits Study consistently reports that CFREs receive higher compensation than those who do not hold the CFRE credential.

WHEN:   Saturday, May 2, 2020, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

WHERE: SAMMinistries 1919 NW Loop 410, Unit 100, San Antonio, TX  78213

GENERAL INFORMATION: This one-day Refresher Couse takes a new approach that asks you to apply fundraising theory, skills, and techniques within the six knowledge domains of the field. The course is a combination of high level self-exploration of knowledge and peer exchange of best practices – all facilitated by knowledgeable fundraising practitioners using a caselet approach with components based on fundraising experience at the five-year level. This course is not presented in a lecture format. The course offers development professionals an opportunity to review the main components of a complete fundraising program.  The intensive program focuses on terminology, organization, and structure of a development operation. To gain the most from this experience and to read the requirements for obtaining your CFRE, you are strongly encouraged to visit the CFRE International website ( including the test content outline, Study Wizard, as well as the resource reading list. This session does not take the place of independent study or relevant experience in preparation for the exam.


Current and Prospect Donor Research

  • Securing the Gift
  • Relationship Building
  • Volunteer Involvement
  • Leadership and Management
  • Ethics, Accountability and Professionalism


Continental Breakfast and lunch

  • Participant manual
  • Approximately 8 hours of facilitated, interactive learning
  • Earn 8 CFRE Education Points
  • Certificate of completion
  • Head start for taking the CFRE exam

Cost: $400 for AFP Members or $500 for Non-members

Registration Information: Click here to register online.  Registration will close April 27, 2020, you are encouraged to register early, seating is limited!

Questions:  For more information on the course please contact Laura Leach, CFRE at and put CFRE SATX in the subject line.

For any registration questions please contact the Chapter Administrator at