Find a study group near you

Participating in a study group can be a helpful way to prepare for the CFRE exam. CFRE International is pleased to host the following searchable list of study groups. CFRE International has not reviewed the materials or methods used in these study groups, and the presence of a study group on this list does not constitute an endorsement by CFRE International.

To have your study group added, email CFRE International with:

  • name of the sponsoring organization
  • location of the study group
  • start and end dates of the study group
  • name of the contact person for the study group
  • email of the contact person

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Sponsoring OrganizationCityState/ProvinceLocationStart/End DatesTimeContact
AFP Colorado Greater Denver ColoradoJune 2018 and ongoing Meghan Vargas, CFRE -

AFP DCWashington DC Metro AreaBoardSource - 750 9th St NW Ste 650 Washington, DC 20001Every Thursday, September 5, 2019 - October 17, 20195:30 PM - 7:30 PM ESTFall 2019 CFRE Study Group
AFP Western New York ChapterBuffaloNew YorkUndergrounds Coffee House & Roastery -
580 South Park Ave Buffalo, NY 14204
Cohort One: March 28, April 25, May 23
Cohort Two: August 22, September 19, October 17
Kate Heidinger, CFRE
Michèle JoanisseVirtual, Geneva or Lausanne SwitzerlandJuly 15, 2019 - September 15, 2019Michèle Joanisse -
FIA - Fundraising Institute AustraliaVirtual - via Zoom -

The required course text is: Achieving Excellence in Fundraising by Eugene R Tempel, Timothy L Seiler, Dwight F Burlingame by Wiley Press. 4th Edition.

The link to access the first meeting is:
Tuesday, August 20
Tuesday, September 17
Tuesday, October 15
4:30pm – 6:00pm AEST Natasha Poulos -