Overcoming six reasons for putting off earning your CFRE

By India Alexis Ehioba, MNA, CFRE India has been a fundraising professional for nearly 20 years, lending her talents to organizations in both Chicago and Philadelphia. She prepared to sit for the CFRE exam while working full-time in a senior role and raising five children. India is proof that no matter how hectic life can … Read more

Testimonial for a globally-recognised credential

Fundraising is a truly global profession. Working as a fundraising professional in various countries can be an exciting and eye-opening experience. Deputy Fundraising Director at Greenpeace East Asia Rebecca Scelly, CFRE, shares her experiences of working across borders as well as what motivated her to pursue the CFRE, the only globally-recognised credential for fundraising professionals, … Read more

Connect with CFRE International at AFP Toronto Congress

CFRE International is excited to be participating as an exhibitor at the AFP Toronto Congress, November 20-22 2017. Hosted by the AFP Toronto Chapter at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto Congress brings together nearly 1000 fundraising professionals annually to participate in the best known three-day conference for fundraisers in Canada. If you’ll be attending … Read more

Representing CFRE Certification – Representing YOU!

Throughout the year CFRE International travels to both U.S. and international fundraising conferences to raise the profile of the CFRE credential, forge partnerships, and educate the philanthropic community about the value and importance of CFRE certification. Through conference exhibits and sponsorships, speaking engagements, and networking CFRE International is bringing the value of CFRE certification directly to … Read more

Honoring the passing of FINZ CEO David Irving

On September 21st, the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand (FINZ) and the fundraising community generally, was saddened to hear of the sudden passing of the FINZ CEO, David Irving. David sadly died less than a year after he took the helm (CEO) of FINZ, an organisation where he made a big impact, making important changes … Read more

Visit with CFRE International at AFP ICON booth # 836

If you’ll be attending the AFP International Fundraising Conference in San Francisco, 30 April – 2 May, be sure to visit CFRE International at booth #836 in the conference exhibit hall with your colleagues. We’ll have CFRE badge ribbons and pins for CFRE credentialed fundraisers and CFRE International staff, including President and CEO Eva E. Aldrich, and volunteer leaders will … Read more

Representing CFRE Certification – Representing YOU!

Throughout the year CFRE International travels to both U.S. and international fundraising conferences to raise the profile of the CFRE credential, forge partnerships, and educate the philanthropic community about the value and importance of CFRE certification. Through conference exhibits and sponsorships, speaking engagements, and networking CFRE International is bringing the value of CFRE certification directly to … Read more

CFRE Board member’s #ThanksGivingTuesday program stands out, draws kudos

In the flood of #GivingTuesday emails washing over The Agitator’s in-boxes yesterday, one powerful message stood out. Marked #ThanksGivingTuesday the message came from Concordia College-New York and was the brainchild of CFRE International Vice Chair, Heather R. McGinness, CNM, CFRE. Heather is the VP of Advancement at Concordia.The message was accompanied by a video which beyond doing … Read more

Check-in with CFRE International at AFP Toronto Congress

    CFRE International is excited to be participating as an exhibitor at the AFP Toronto Congress, November 21-23 2016. Hosted by the AFP Toronto Chapter at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto Congress brings together nearly 1000 fundraising professionals annually to participate in the best known three-day conference for fundraisers in Canada. If you’ll be attending … Read more

Learn About CFRE Certification First Hand at CAGP and NAYDO Conferences Next Week

If you’ll be attending either the Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) or the North American YMCA Development Organization (NAYDO) conferences nest week be sure to stop with your colleagues at the CFRE International booth in the exhibits area. We’ll be there to answer your questions about CFRE certification for fundraising professionals and how you … Read more