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

New digital badge for CFREs coming January 24

January 8, 2019

CFRE International has always been committed to helping fundraising professionals achieve success by offering an industry-recognized credential. On January 24, 2019, all current CFREs will be issued a digital version of their CFRE achievement from Credly’s Acclaim platform. Credly is our official digital credential provider. Going forward, all new CFREs will also receive a digital … Read more

CFRE International office closed Dec 24 – Jan 1

December 10, 2018

The CFRE International office will be closed from December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019. The office will re-open January 2. For those re-certifying in advance of their December 31, 2018, deadline, we highly recommend completing your recertification process on or before December 21.

Register now: CFRE Application Process Step by Step Webinar on January 8

November 19, 2018

When: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 Time: 6 p.m. GMT/1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT Duration: 60 minutes REGISTER NOW – it’s free! Learn everything you wanted to know about becoming a CFRE during this free one-hour webinar, including: Benefits of becoming a CFRE Application requirements Application tips Exam dates and fees Talking to your employer about … Read more

CFRE International office closed November 22 & 23

November 15, 2018

The CFRE International office will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday. The office will reopen on Monday, November 26.

New research available: How the public participates in China’s third-party online giving platforms

November 13, 2018

CFRE participating organization Fundraising Innovation Development Center has recently published a report on use of third-party online giving platforms in China. With more than 20 online fundraising platforms available in China, this research takes a look at Chinese fundraising characteristics, the fundraising market in China, growth of monthly giving, and more. Read the report

CFRE International office closed November 12

November 7, 2018

In observance of the U.S. holiday Veterans Day, the CFRE International office will be closed on November 12. The office will re-open November 13.

Register now: How to become a CFRE webinar on Nov 14

October 15, 2018

REGISTER HERE Free webinar Wednesday, November 14 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT Learn everything you wanted to know about becoming a CFRE during this free 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 CFRE Recertification Plus … Read more