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AFP CT, Connecticut Chapter: CFRE Examination Schedule start date

August 16, 2014

CFRE - Certified Fund Raising Executive

The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential demonstrates an individual's mastery of the standards set for core knowledge and skills required of fundraising executives after five years of experience.

The CFRE Review Course provides an overview of the development function for fundraising professionals who would like to improve their skills, learn to raise money more efficiently or build their current development skills.

It is designed for professionals at the five-year or above level of experience who may be preparing to take the CFRE Certification Exam, and is applicable to other mid-level practitioners.

The course consists of nine modules and is offered over a two-day period.  It is presented through lecture, case studies, and the encouragement of participant dialogue.  Participant manuals via a CD are distributed to each registrant.

 CFRE Review Course
Thursday, June 26 and Friday, June 27, 2014
University of New Haven

Click here for our online secure server to Register/Pay for the CFRE REVIEW COURSE

Download the CFRE Review Course Brochure

2014 CFRE Examination Schedule
Interested in taking the certification exam?

August 16 - September 20, 2014
Applications must be postmarked by June 30, 2014.

October 18 - December 6, 2014
Applications must be postmarked by September 30, 2014.

Download information from the CFRE International website at Or contact CFRE to request a packet. Phone: 703-820-5555. Email:

Log on today. Start your application. Save it and add to it as you achieve milestones in your professional life. You will be that much closer to sitting for the exam.

CFRE Review Course Scholarships

Scholarships to help defray the costs of taking the CFRE Review Course are being offered through AFP Connecticut Chapter.

Deadline:  May 02, 2014


What is the CFRE

The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential demonstrates an individual's mastery of the standards set for core knowledge and skills required of fundraising executives after five years of experience. This practice-based designation requires demonstration of having met these standards through both an application and a written examination.

The Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential provides you with a recognizable demonstration of your personal and professional achievement and commitment.

Who administers/recognizes the CFRE?

The CFRE Program is governed by the CFRE Professional Certification Board and is administered in cooperation with leading philanthropic associations:

These organizations are
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP)
Association of Christian Development Professionals (ACDP)
Association of Development and Alumni Professionals in Education (ADAPE) (Australasia Inc.)
Association of Fundraising Consultants (AFC) (U.K.-based)
Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
Association of Lutheran Development Executives (ALDE)
Association of Philanthropic Counsel (APC)
Canadian Association of Gift Planners*Association canadienne des professionnels en dons planifies (CAGP*ACPDP)
Council for Resource Development (CRD)
Fundraising Institute - Australia (FIA)
Fundraising Institute of New Zealand (FINZ)
The Giving Institute
International Catholic Stewardship Council (ICSC)
National Catholic Development Conference (NCDC)
New England Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (NEAHP)
North American YMCA Development Organization (NAYDO)
Philanthropic Service for Institutions (PSI)
United Way of America
Willamette Valley Development Officers (WVDO)

Visit the CFRE International Website.

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