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

Welcome the new CFRE Ambassadors!

October 9, 2018

CFRE International launched a new ambassador program where 30 current CFREs will serve as representatives in their local areas. The ambassador will be available for prospective CFREs looking to speak to a CFRE who has gone through the CFRE journey. Ambassadors are passionate about CFRE and helping more fundraising professionals become CFREs. To be put … Read more

CFRE International announces Board of Directors election results

October 8, 2018

Alexandria, VA – 24 September 2018 – CFRE International is pleased to announce the election of India Alexis Ehioba, MNA, CFRE (Chicago, IL, USA); Becky Ann Gilbert, CFRE (Berlin, Germany); Graham Papenfus, CFRE, F.IDPE (Bath, UK) and Mark Stuart, CFRE (San Diego, CA, USA) to three-year terms (2019 – 2021) on the CFRE International Board … Read more

Good news! Application Deadline Extended to 15 October

October 8, 2018

If you’re ready to sit for the CFRE exam in the 1 October – 30 November  testing window but just need to put the finishing touches on your application and submit it, you’re in luck! Submit your application by 15 October and you’ll be all set to sit for the exam in the 1 October … Read more

CFRE International launches updated brand

October 8, 2018

ALEXANDRIA, VA, USA, October 8, 2018 – Today CFRE International, which awards the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification, debuted its updated brand, which includes a fresh new logo. The organization also unveiled an updated website (www.cfre.org) and new tagline: Confidence, ethics, and professionalism in fundraising. CFRE International President and CEO Eva E. Aldrich, Ph.D., … Read more

Good news! Application Deadline Extended to 15 October

October 2, 2018

If you’re ready to sit for the CFRE exam in the 1 October – 30 November  testing window but just need to put the finishing touches on your application and submit it, you’re in luck! Submit your application by 15 October and you’ll be all set to sit for the exam in the 1 October … Read more

CFRE International office closed 8 October

October 2, 2018

In observance of the U.S. holiday, Columbus Day, the CFRE International office will be closed 8 October. We will re-open 9 October. If you are working on your CFRE Application, a reminder that the deadline has been extended to 15 October.

CFRE International announces Board of Directors election results

September 24, 2018

Alexandria, VA – 24 September 2018 – CFRE International is pleased to announce the election of India Alexis Ehioba, MNA, CFRE (Chicago, IL, USA); Becky Ann Gilbert, CFRE (Berlin, Germany); Graham Papenfus, CFRE, F.IDPE (Bath, UK) and Mark Stuart, CFRE (San Diego, CA, USA) to three-year terms (2019 – 2021) on the CFRE International Board … Read more

September 2018 class of new CFREs announced!

September 21, 2018

CFRE International congratulates the 145 experienced fundraising professionals whose aspiration to the highest standards of ethics, competence, and commitment to the philanthropic sector led them to achieve CFRE certification during the third CFRE exam testing window of 2018! View the press release to see who joins the thousands of CFRE certified fundraisers worldwide in building … Read more

CFRE International office closed 8 October

September 21, 2018

In observance of the U.S. holiday, Columbus Day, the CFRE International office will be closed 8 October. We will re-open 9 October. If you are working on your CFRE Application, a reminder that the deadline has been extended to 15 October.

September 2018 class of new CFREs announced!

September 18, 2018

CFRE International congratulates the 145 experienced fundraising professionals whose aspiration to the highest standards of ethics, competence, and commitment to the philanthropic sector led them to achieve CFRE certification during the third CFRE exam testing window of 2018! View the press release to see who joins the thousands of CFRE certified fundraisers worldwide in building … Read more

Fundraising Professionals in Australia: A New Webinar for You on 8 August

July 25, 2018

Get your seat now at our new webinar, How to Become a CFRE: A Special Presentation for Fundraising Professionals in Australia! Register Here Now Join us for this free webinar 8 August at 11 a.m. AEST This one-hour webinar will cover: – CFRE International: Who we are – What is certification? – Certification vs. certificate … Read more

Good news! Application Deadline Extended to 31 July

July 15, 2018

Good news! Application Deadline Extended to 31 July If you’re ready to sit for the CFRE exam in the 15 July – 15 September testing window but just need to put the finishing touches on your application and submit it, you’re in luck! Submit your application by 31 July l and you’ll be all set … Read more

New Class of June 2018 CFREs Announced!

June 22, 2018

CFRE International congratulates the 115 experienced fundraising professionals whose aspiration to the highest standards of ethics, competence, and commitment to the philanthropic sector led them to achieve CFRE certification during the second CFRE exam testing window of 2018! View the new CFREs via our press release to see who joins the ranks of over 6,100 … Read more

15 July application deadline is rapidly approaching

June 18, 2018

CFRE candidates, mark your calendars and work to complete your application by the 15 July application deadline! Whether your application for initial certification is already complete and just needs to be submitted, or you need to login to your application and add your most recent continuing education, professional experience, or professional practice accomplishments – plan … Read more

Celebrating CFREs reaching certification milestones in 2018

June 15, 2018

CFRE International wishes acknowledge and congratulate the fundraising professionals listed below for reaching 15- and 30-year milestones of CFRE certification in 2018. Their long term commitment to CFRE certification demonstrates remarkable dedication to professional standards for ethical best practice in philanthropic fundraising and lifelong professional learning. Please join us in congratulating these leaders in the … Read more

Congratulations to the CFRE scholarship winners in Brazil!

June 13, 2018

On 7 June at the ABCR Festival of Fundraising in São Paulo, CFRE President and CEO Eva Aldrich drew the names of three fundraising professionals. Each will receive a scholarship for the cost of the CFRE application. The CFRE credential continues to expand globally, and we look forward to building a strong base of CFREs … Read more

Get your spot now for the 21 June CFRE Application Process: Step by Step webinar!

May 30, 2018

Learn more about becoming a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and see best practices for how to fill out the application! CFRE Certification Manager Lesley Phillips will also answer your questions live on the call so you can feel prepared and confident when assembling your application. Join us for this free webinar 21 June from: … Read more

Register Now: New Webinar for Fundraising Professionals in Austria & Germany

May 11, 2018

TITLE How to Become a CFRE: A Special Presentation for Fundraising Professionals in Austria & Germany CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW DATE 30 May 2018 from 3 – 4 p.m. CET COST Free Learn more about becoming a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) and how it can boost your career. It is the only globally-recognised, … Read more

Legislative Alert: Louisiana House Bill 748

May 9, 2018

A bill is moving through the Louisiana legislature that would prohibit nongovernmental professional credentialing, such as CFRE and ACFRE, and AFP and CFRE International are asking members in the state to contact their State Senators immediately! House Bill 748, the Occupational Licensing Review Act, would restrict any references to “certification” or “registration” for professional credentialing … Read more