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

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