Confidence, Ethics, and Professionalism in Fundraising
Achieve the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential to show the world you’re a fundraising professional committed to working to the highest ethical standards in all areas of your practice.
As the world’s only accredited, globally-recognized credential for philanthropic fundraising professionals, it serves as an impartial, third-party endorsement of your knowledge and experience against international standards in philanthropy.
More than 7,700 fundraising professionals in 25 countries currently hold the CFRE designation.
Stand Out, Get Ahead
Whether you’re looking to enhance your fundraising skill set, stand out on the job hunt, or ensure your fundraising practice meets international ethical standards, becoming a CFRE is a pivotal investment you can make in yourself.
- commitment to ethical practice
CFRE certificants also pledge to uphold the International Statement of Ethical Principles in Fundraising, the Donor Bill of Rights, and CFRE Accountability Standards.
Achieving your CFRE certification shows donors, employers, and colleagues you are committed to the highest standards of professionalism and have mastered the core knowledge of best practices in ethical fundraising.
Ready to begin your application? Start here.