Becoming a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) demonstrates your mastery of ethical, best-practice fundraising principles and commitment to working to the highest standards.

Two steps to certification

You’re probably closer than you think!

The certification process has two parts:

Candidates must meet the requirements of the written application before they are permitted to test. Once you pass the exam, you are a CFRE.

Start your application

Your My CFRE account is the place to manage all aspects of your initial certification or recertification. In your My CFRE account, you can:

  • Start your application for CFRE initial certification or recertification
  • Review and update your contact information
  • Add activities to your existing initial certification or recertification application
  • Submit and pay for your initial certification or recertification application entirely online
  • Check the status of your application
  • View your next recertification date
  • Request a new password

Log in below to create your FREE My CFRE account or to sign in to your My CFRE account if you already have one.

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