Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm ET

Viewing Platform: Zoom (registrants will be a sent a link with details on how to connect closer to the date)

Cost: $20.00 + HST for AFP Members - $35.00 + HST for Non-Members

Earning the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential shows the world your commitment to upholding the highest levels of confidence, ethics, and professionalism in fundraising. It demonstrates your proven fundraising knowledge to your board, colleagues, donors, and beyond.

The CFRE is the only globally-recognized accredited certification for fundraising professionals like you. CFREs report greater recognition from colleagues, improved on-the-job confidence, and enhanced professional opportunities (Source: 2018 CFRE Certificant Survey).

Join us for this presentation led by CFRE International’s Communications and Marketing Manager, Ashley Gatewood featuring current CFREs who will candidly share their experience. Learn how the CFRE process works and the benefits obtaining your CFRE has - both when it comes to your current role & job performance and in taking the next step in your career.

Learn how to get started in the process, find out and discuss your eligibility requirements, and learn key tips for taking the CFRE exam, and what's involved in the recertification process.

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Ashley Gatewood

Communications and Marketing Manager

CFRE International

Ashley Gatewood

Communications and Marketing Manager
CFRE International

Based in Baltimore, Ashley Gatewood is passionate about the nonprofit sector and membership associations, having spent the bulk of her career in these areas. She loves talking about the CFRE certification and how it can help elevate fundraising professionals’ careers. She believes bringing a higher degree of professionalism and ethical accountability to fundraising will help nonprofits become more sustainable and better serve their missions.

Previously, she was the events and marketing manager at the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand, where she helped bring world-class fundraising programing to the country.