Training – Foundations


Preparing Nonoprofits for a New Era of Accountability


Earning this certification will improve your competency, add value to your career, and convey a high level of trustworthiness to donors or clients!

IFLC-CFFS-CertificateTransform yourself and gain the most meaningful and relevant designation for professionals in nonprofits…the CFFS™.

The Certified Foundation Fiduciary Specialist™ program is the only training that exceeds the demands of the Uniform Prudent Management of Institutional Funds Act (“UPMIFA”), which is a fiduciary law that governs nonprofits in the U.S.

For a great deal less cost than other professional development programs, you can accelerate your value to your nonprofit organization and its donor groups by earning the CFFS™ designation. Consultants and advisors increase their value to their clients with the CFFS™.

Enroll in the study course and get the integrated skills that will set you apart from your peers.

Get your certificate of completion today!

Getting trained is easy.

The process for enrolling in the online study course that leads to your CFFS™ is simple.

The fiduciary standard handbook is included in the CFFS™ registration fee. (It’s $175.00 if purchased separately.)

The program is entirely Internet-enabled and self-paced. It’s easy to get started. Study course for the CFFS™ is $1,075.00. Individuals employed by foundations and consultants to foundations may register for the CFFS training program below.


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