CFRE Exam Self Study Guide

The Council for Resource Development offers a CFRE Content Review Course every other year. The next scheduled course is November 5, 2014 in Washington, DC at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

To facilitate self-study, however, CRD has set up a LinkedIn subgroup called LinkedIn CFRE Self-Study Group. Use this resource to ask questions, join discussions, share resources, and mentor.

The following information is available at

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Resource Reading List You may purchase books through CFRE, but you might also want to look at,, and other sites to purchase books.

"With years of philanthropic and business experience, I achieved success quickly in the community college fundraising space because of CRD's, national conferences, online resources and webinars, and most of all the wonderful members of CRD who share so fully in our professional development."

Richard Morley, CFRE, CSPG, Executive Director
Irvine Valley College Foundation, CA