The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Program

Why the CFRE? 

CFRE stands for Certified Fundraising Executive. Administered by CFRE International, the CFRE credential demonstrates your professional achievement and commitment to the fundraising profession. This is achieved through mastery of core knowledge and skills required of fundraising professionals with at least three years of experience. 

AFP fully supports the CFRE credential, and is a proud Participating Organization along with the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy, The Giving Institute, United Way, the Canadian Association of Gift Planners, and numerous other organizations. 

As a participating organization, AFP professional development programming qualifies for CFRE continuing education credit, which is a prerequisite for certification. 

For more details about the CFRE credential and the certification process, visit CFRE International at cfre.org


The Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE) Program

Why the ACFRE?

The Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive—ACFRE—is the top credential of the fundraising profession. It demonstrates advanced level breadth and depth of knowledge about fundraising practice, a commitment to leadership in the sector, and a commitment to ethical and effective professional practice.

In short, it signals that fundraising is not just your job, it’s your calling.

Want to learn more?  Visit acfre.org.

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