Historical Certificate in Fundraising Management (CiFM) accreditations

Notification: Ending Historical Certificate in Fundraising Management (CiFM) accreditations - process

For a limited time only, from 1st November 2015 to 31st October 2016, the IoF Academy will continue to offer higher education graduates of the selected courses below from our affiliated universities, a final opportunity to become a Certificated Individual member of the IoF and achieve the Certificate in Fundraising Management (CiFM) qualification.

Please note, this qualification is still recognised by the IoF, but it is not part of our current curriculum or qualifications framework

Affiliated Higher Education Institutions

If you have achieved an affiliated higher education qualification by completing and passing any of the courses listed below with the following universities between 1995 and 2012 you are eligible to apply:

-      Open University (OU) – B625 ‘Winning Resources and Support’

-      Cass Business School (Cass) – Charities Masters Programme

-      London Southbank University (LSBU) – MSc Management in Civil Society (Charity Marketing and Fundraising)

-      Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) – MSC Charity Resource Management

-      University of the West of England (UWE) - Charity Fundraising Management and Governance

Fees

Graduates from these institutions will be charged the accreditation and membership fee of £190 which includes Certificated Individual membership of the IoF (for the first 12 months) and the CiFM qualification award.

Next steps

In order to start the accreditation process please email a copy of your pass result with the subject line ‘Historical CiFM accreditation – name of affiliated university’ to academy@institute-of-fundraising.org.uk before 31st October 2016.

With effect from 31st October 2016 the Institute of Fundraising will no longer be accrediting the CiFM or honouring any historical agreements with higher education institutions.

The CiFM is still recognised by the IoF, but it’s not part of our current curriculum or qualifications framework