Study the CFRE for less & focus on doing more good
How to Pay for It
Cost is a barrier to CFRE attainment - I have no doubts about it. Without AFP membership, it's about $800. I started Philanthropy Study Key out of frustration at the cost. I paid for it myself because it's out of budget proportion for my employer. How did I afford it? The answer is not super creative - I used one of my stimulus checks.
If you or some you know someone that successfully negotiated with their employer to pay for the CFRE, please either have them email or submit to our blogso we can share strategies with everyone.
If you plan to negotiate with your employer and ask them to cover the cost of the CFRE: