The benefits of becoming a CFRE
CFREs report that earning the certification is a career milestone with a tangible impact:
- 84% say it has been valuable in positively impacting earning potential
- 90% say it has had an impact on providing enhanced job opportunities
- 94% say it contributed to their personal satisfaction
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.
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