What is the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification?

The CFRE credential comes to you from CFRE International (CFREI ), headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia. CFRE International is the global provider of certification for professional fundraising and the only practice-based credential for career fundraisers.

Having the CFRE credential after your name sends a strong message to the public, other organizations, and your donors: You are committed to high standards of fundraising practice and have demonstrated a mastery of those skills.

How will the Des Moines Fundraising Institute prepare me for the CFRE certification?

All of the courses provided by the Des Moines Fundraising Institute are approved by CFRE International to award continuing education points, are taught by current CFRE certified instructors, and exist to connect participants to the local community of fundraisers while providing a wealth of practical knowledge to sharpen all skills necessary for the CFRE exam.

How many points can I earn toward my education requirement with this program?

Full participation in the Des Moines Fundraising Institute’s 21 course curriculum is applicable for 84 points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

For more information, visit www.cfre.org