The benefits of becoming a CFRE
CFREs report that earning the certification is a career milestone with a tangible impact:
- 83% say it has been valuable in positively impacting earning potential
- 90% say it has had an impact on providing enhanced professional opportunities
- 92% say it increased their on-the-job confidence
Forging your professional development path
Many nonprofit fundraisers traditionally have learned their craft through a combination of on-the-job experience and various courses and conferences.
Becoming a CFRE verifies your knowledge and commitment to professionalism, ethics, and excellence in fundraising best practices to donors, grant makers, employers, peers, and the public.
Start your application
October 1, 2019, is the next CFRE Application deadline! Ready to begin your CFRE application? Get started here.