COVID-19 Related Updates and Announcements

To make all COVID-19 related announcements readily available and easily accessible we have created this page. All news, updates, and announcements from CFRE International about anything related to COVID-19 will be found below: April 2: Submit your CFRE application now and get 18 months of CFRE testing eligibility These are uncertain times, which means it … Read more

Receiving your CFRE certificate: An update

If you became a CFRE in 2020 or recently recertified, please read the notice below. Ordinarily, CFRE International mails certificates promptly. However, the CFRE International office is located in Virginia, a U.S. state that has a mandatory stay-at-home policy in effect until June 10, 2020. This could possibly be extended, but it is the best … Read more

March 2020 class of new CFREs announced

Alexandria, VA, USA – March 18, 2020 – CFRE International announces the most recent class of Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFREs). These 209 individuals join over 6,900 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation. Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International which include tenure in … Read more

Announcement for CFRE candidates and COVID-19

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation and in the interest of the well-being of our candidates, CFRE International is waiving the ATT Reissue fee (USD $35) for any candidate currently authorized to sit for the exam during the April 15 – June 15 exam window in 2020. The health of exam candidates is the top … Read more

Three members of the Associazione Italiana Fundraiser awarded CFRE scholarships

CFRE International and ASSIF, Associazione Italiana Fundraiser, the association for fundraising professionals working in Italy, are proud to announce the winners of a new Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) scholarship. A voluntary credential that is recognized worldwide, the CFRE signifies a confident, ethical fundraising professional. It is how today’s fundraiser shows accountability, service, and commitment … Read more

Tips to get your CFRE application ready for the April 15 deadline

It’s a marvelous feeling when you submit your CFRE application. You’re that much closer to reaching your goal of becoming a CFRE! 1) Earn those final education points. Need a few extra education points to meet the 80-point requirement? Watching webinars on fundraising-related topics counts. A one-hour webinar equals one education point. Keep your registration confirmation … Read more

CFRE exam: Information for test takers in China and Singapore

Pearson VUE is CFRE International’s global testing partner that administers the CFRE exam at its worldwide network of testing centers. If you were scheduled to take your CFRE exam in China or Singapore between now and March 15, 2020, please contact us at Please note that test takers in China and Singapore may reschedule … Read more

CFRE International announces 2020 board of directors

Alexandria, VA, USA – CFRE International is pleased to announce its 2020 Board of Directors. The organization has seen phenomenal growth over recent years as the number of individuals holding the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification has steadily climbed to nearly 7,000. The leadership of the CFRE International Board of Directors has been instrumental … Read more