Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) points for attending CCAE professional development programs


CCAE professional development programs offered since Fall 2009 have been submitted for approval for CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) Continuing Education credits, towards the CFRE designation.

CFRE International establishes and administers a voluntary certification process based on current and valid standards that measure competency in the practice of philanthropic fundraising. CFRE Continuing Education points are awarded for approved professional development and educational programs. A significant number of Canadian advancement professionals hold the CFRE designation.

Approved Activities

The CCAE programs below have been approved for awarded contact hours, or CFRE Continuing Education points. Full participation in these programs is applicable for the awarded amount of points in Category 1.B – Education of the CFRE International application for initial certification and/or recertification.

2021 / 2022 Activities

*Note: For Summits, each session is awarded 1 pt, full points can be achieved by attending all sessions

2021 eLearning: Neighbours Helping Neighbours – Strengthening Student, Alumni and Community Relations During a Pandemic (9/23/21) APPROVED 1 PT

2021 eLearning: If you build it, will they come? How collaboration was a game changer for UVic’s Giving Tuesday campaign (10/7/21) APPROVED 1 PT

2021 eLearning: Building a community culture of philanthropy: a tried and tested annual giving cycle for staff and faculty giving (12/9/21) APPROVED 1 PT

2021 Advancement Services Summit (10/5/21; 10/19/21; 10/26/21) APPROVED 6 PTS

2021 Colleges & Institutes Advancement Summit (10/13/21 – 11/10/21) APPROVED 10 PTS

2021 Equity, Diversity Inclusion, & Indigeneity, (EDII) in Advancement, Forum (10/18/21 – 11/8/21) APPROVED 5 PTS

2021 Development for Deans with Lorna Somers (11/24/21 – 11/26/21) APPROVED 6 PTS

2022 Summit for Alumni Leaders (2/28/22 – 3/3/22) APPROVED 6 PTS

2022 eLearning: Opening A New Building In A Pandemic? How Concordians’ Delivered A Celebration In Under 20 Working Days And Thrived (2/24/22) APPROVED 1 PT

2022 Stewardship & Donor Relations Summit Sessions:
Looking ahead: pausing to reflect on positive changes and resilient leadership to move our institutions forward (2/23/22) APPROVED 1 PT

Stewardship Accountability Manager – A Caped Crusader fighting donor attrition and promoting growth and retention in your organization! (3/2/22) APPROVED 1 PT

Into the Mind of a Donor (2/16/22) APPROVED 1 PT
Transformational Stewardship: Creating an Unparalleled

Donor Experience (2/16/22) APPROVED 1 PT

2022 CCAE National Conference – Niagara Falls (5/24/22 – 5/26/22) APPROVED UP TO 10.25 PTS

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