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Certification, Licensing, and Special Requirements

Certification or Licensing

CFRE International offers the certified fund raising executive (CFRE) designation to professionals who meet educational and experience requirements, pass a written examination, and pledge to uphold a code of ethics. This voluntary certification must be renewed every three years. To learn more about how to apply for the CFRE exam, visit The Association of Fundraising Professionals offers the advanced certified fundraising executive credential. Learn more at No licensing is required for fund-raiders. 

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