MindEdge Becomes Continuing Education Provider for Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFRE) International

January 20, 2009

Authorized CFRE provider logoMindEdge has been approved as a Continuing Education Provider for Certified Fund Raising Executives (CFRE) International. CFRE International offers the only internationally-recognized baseline professional credential for philanthropic fundraising executives. MindEdge online courses in non-profit management have been reviewed and pre-approved for CFRE continuing education points.

Learners who complete MindEdge's online non-profit management certificate, offered at the Winchester Center for Management Development and through MindEdge partners, can earn 24 CFRE International continuing education points. The seven courses that comprise the certificate are:

  • Budgeting in a Non-Profit Organization
  • Fundraising for a Non-Profit Organization
  • How to Read a Non-Profit Financial Statement
  • Leadership in a Non-Profit Organization
  • Non-Profit Board and Volunteer Development
  • Principles of Marketing for a Non-Profit Organization
  • Strategy for Non-Profit Organizations

CFRE International certifies fundraising professionals who "demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and commitment to the highest standards of ethical and professional practice in serving the philanthropic sector." CRFE International administers a voluntary certification process based on current and valid standards that "measure competency in the practice of philanthropic fundraising."

"As a continuing education partner for CFRE International, MindEdge can now meet the professional development needs of fundraising executives," said Jefferson Flanders, president and CEO of MindEdge. "MindEdge's self-paced online non-profit management courses, offered through the Winchester Center and selected MindEdge partners, are ideal for those looking for the convenience and ease of web-based training."

MindEdge is also recognized as a continuing education provider by the International Association of Continuing Education Training (IACET), the Project Management Institute, and the HR Certification Institute, an affiliate of the Society for Human Resource Management.

About CFRE International

Founded in 2001, CFRE International is an independent 501(c)6 whose sole mission is dedicated to setting standards in philanthropy through a valid and reliable certification process. Visit www.cfre.org

About MindEdge

MindEdge, a learning company based in Waltham, MA, provides leadership, management, communication, and educational solutions for organizations to help them meet their objectives.


For more information, contact Jefferson Flanders, President of MindEdge, at 781-250-1805, or email jflanders@mindedge.com.