Historical Certificate in Fundraising Management (CiFM) accreditation

*Notification: Ended - Historical Certificate in Fundraising Management (CiFM) accreditation - Information Only*

For a limited time only, between 1st January 2012 to 31st October 2016, the IoF Academy continued 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.

Students who were following the IoF supported assessment route and had completed the required course work successfully before the 31st of December 2011 were also able to apply for Certificated Individual membership during this period.

This time has now passed and it is no longer possible to become a Certificated Individual member through either of the routes above.

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 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 would have been 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

Historical Agreements have now ended

With effect from 31st October 2016 the Institute of Fundraising no longer accredit the CiFM and no longer honour 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