206 fundraising professionals become CFREs

September 17, 2019

We’re excited to announce the September 2019 class of Certified Fund Raising Executives. The new CFREs come from a variety of countries including, Canada, Germany, Italy, Israel, Singapore, and the United States. Read the press release with the list of names.

Fundraising professionals in Australia: New webinar for you Sept 26

September 2, 2019

Free webinar | September 26 | 1 p.m. AET CLICK HERE TO REGISTER If you’ve heard of the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential but have wondered what it can for you, don’t miss this free webinar. Four CFREs from around Australia will share with you what motivated them to pursue their CFRE, how they … Read more

Get ready for the October 1 application deadline

August 6, 2019

The final 2019 application deadline will be here before you know it! Here are five tips to help you get your application ready for the October 1, 2019, deadline. You will have one year to sit for the CFRE exam after your application is approved so there will be plenty of study time. Use our … Read more

Aug 20 – The CFRE exam: Setting yourself up for success webinar

July 19, 2019

If you’re ready to learn more about how to study for the CFRE exam, don’t miss this free webinar! CFRE International Certification Manager Paul Cavazos will walk you through everything you need to know to feel confident and prepared on exam day. Additionally, Melissa Leite, CFRE, and Craig Shelley, CFRE, will share with you how … Read more

June 2019 Class of Certified Fund Raising Executives announced

June 18, 2019

Alexandria, VA, USA – June 18, 2019 – CFRE International announces the most recent class of Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFREs). These 200 individuals join over 6,500 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation. Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International which include tenure in … Read more

CFRE International office closed July 4 & 5

June 14, 2019

In observance of the 4th of July U.S. holiday, the CFRE International office will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5. The office will re-open on Monday, July 8 at 9 a.m. ET.

The CFRE Application process: Step-by-step webinar on June 25

May 29, 2019

Have your questions about the CFRE Application answered during this free one-hour webinar. Plan to join us Tuesday, June 25 6 p.m. GMT/1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT One hour REGISTER HERE What you’ll learn During the webinar, you’ll receive an overview of the requirements for each Application section: Education Professional Performance Professional Practice Donor Bill … Read more

CFRE International call for Board nominations is open!

May 19, 2019

The CFRE International Committee on Directorship announces that it will accept nominations for candidates to serve as members of the CFRE International Board of Directors. The CFRE International Board of Directors is comprised of eleven (11) individuals. Ten (10) individuals are currently certified fundraising professionals; one (1) is a member of the public at large. … Read more

CFRE International office closed May 28

May 15, 2019

In observance of the U.S. Memorial Day holiday, the CFRE International office will be closed May 28. The office will re-open on May 29 at 9 a.m.

Hong Kong Management Association becomes newest CFRE Participating Organization

May 14, 2019

Alexandria, VA, USA – May 14, 2019 – CFRE International announces that the Hong Kong Management Association (HKMA) has become its newest Participating Organization. The HKMA joins 28 current Participating Organizations in working together with CFRE International to promote confidence, ethics, and professionalism in fundraising. Additionally, the HKMA joins the Japan Fundraising Association, Korea Society … Read more

Meeting for UK-based CFREs on June 6 in London

April 24, 2019

The next meeting for CFREs in the UK is coming up! Please make a note in your diary to join us and RSVP to reserve your seat. Date Thursday, 6 June Venue Cavalry & Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, London, W1J 7PX Dress Jacket and tie and equivalent for ladies Time Meeting from 11.30 a.m. – … Read more

April 15 CFRE Application deadline extended to April 30

April 23, 2019

You’re in luck! We’ve extended the April CFRE Application deadline to give you extra time to assemble your application. Once you submit your application, you will have one year to sit for the exam. If you haven’t started studying yet, there is plenty of time. Looking for guidance on your application? View our handy Do’s … Read more

Register: How to become a CFRE webinar April 23

April 1, 2019

Register here for our free one-hour webinar. When Tuesday, April 23 Time 6 p.m. GMT/1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT About Learn everything you wanted to know about becoming a CFRE, including: Benefits of becoming a CFRE Application requirements Application tips Exam dates and fees Talking to your employer about supporting you towards becoming a CFRE … Read more

CFRE International office will be closed April 19

March 13, 2019

The CFRE International office will be closed on Friday, April 19, 2019. We will re-open at 9 a.m. ET on Monday, April 22.

Two CFREs receive prestigious Fundraising Institute Australia awards

March 1, 2019

Our congratulations go out this week to Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) 2019 award winners Meredith Dwyer, FFIA, CFRE, and Alan White, MFIA, CFRE. Both were honored at the Fundraisers’ Gala Awards Dinner held February 28, during the 2019 FIA Conference in Melbourne, Australia. The Arthur Venn Award Meredith Dwyer, FFIA, CFRE, who first achieved CFRE … Read more

For fundraising professionals in Asia Pacific: A webinar for you on Mar 13

February 25, 2019

Register here now! Join us for this FREE “How to become a CFRE” webinar on March 13! Learn everything you wanted to know about becoming a CFRE during this one-hour webinar, including: Benefits of becoming a CFRE Application requirements Application tips Exam dates and fees Talking to your employer about supporting you towards becoming a … Read more

Your new online community CFRE Central is here!

February 5, 2019

On February 5, 2019, we launched CFRE Central, the new online community for current CFREs and individuals with in-process applications to come together. An email was sent to these users using the primary email address CFRE has on file for you. If you did not receive the email or have access questions, please contact cfrecentral@cfre.org. … Read more

The CFRE Exam: Setting yourself up for success webinar on Feb. 13

January 31, 2019

REGISTER HERE Webinar time February 13, 2019 6 p.m. GMT/1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT 60 minutes Free Why attend Build your confidence as you set out to study for and sit for the CFRE Exam. This webinar will cover: How the exam is created Tools to help you study How to create your study plan … Read more

CFRE Central: Your new online community launches February 5

January 29, 2019

If you made a New Year’s resolution to become an even more knowledgeable fundraising professional, CFRE International’s new online platform will help you do just that. In early February, CFRE Central will debut and become your one-stop to participate in lively online discussion with your peers. You can pose questions to the community or share … Read more

CFRE certification’s accreditation means worldwide recognition and acceptance

January 23, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Alexandria, VA – January 23, 2019 – The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE®) certification became the only accredited, globally recognized fundraising certification in June 2017 when the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) accredited CFRE certification under the ANSI/ISO/IEC 17024 standard for personnel certification programs. Recently, ANSI was accepted as a member of … Read more