Stephanie Wilson, Partners in Care Foundation’s, Vice President of Development, has been awarded the Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credential. CFRE International certifies experienced fundraising professionals aspiring to the highest standards of ethics, competence and service to the philanthropic sector. Stephanie is one of just 5,500 fundraising professionals globally who hold the CFRE designation.
Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International which include tenure in the profession, education, demonstrated fundraising achievement and a commitment to service to not-for-profit organizations. They have also passed a rigorous written examination testing the knowledge, skills, and abilities required of a fundraising executive, and have agreed to uphold Accountability Standards and the Donor Bill of Rights.
In addition to her role as Vice-President, Development for Partners in Care, Stephanie serves on the faculty of the Ventura County Community Foundation’s Center for Nonprofit Leadership, and is an appointee to the City of Thousand Oaks Cultural Affairs Commission. She previously chaired the California Alliance for Arts Education and The Ventura County Arts Council.
Commenting on the accreditation, Stephanie said, “It’s critical that donors see that their money is being put to use in a way that is ethical, trustworthy and accountable. Receiving the CFRE credential underscores that I as an individual, and Partners in Care Foundation as a non-profit organization, take that responsibility very seriously. Without the generosity of our donors we would not be able to carry out our mission.