Bringing Today’s Financial and Utility Industry Thought Leaders to You

CFC’s industry-leading meetings and educational opportunities bring today’s financial and utility industry thought leaders to you. CFC’s events and training opportunities are complimentary for CFC members.

CFC Forum

CFC’s annual conference on issues and challenges facing the electric cooperative network.

2024 | June 17–19 | Indianapolis, IN

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CFC Annual Membership Meeting

Held in conjunction with the CFC Forum. 

2024 | June 17 | Indianapolis, IN

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CFC District Meetings 2024

Held in conjunction with NRECA Regional Meetings. (Dates subject to change.)

Districts 1 & 4: September 5 | Grand Rapids, MI

Districts 5 & 6: September 17 | Minneapolis, MN 

Districts 7 & 9: September 25 | Sacramento, CA

Districts 2 & 3: October 8 | Columbia, SC

Districts 8 & 10: October 22 | Kansas City, MO

2023 Recap

CFC Independent Borrowers Executive Summit (IBES)

CFC’s annual conference for senior and executive-level staff of rural electric systems that don’t borrow from the Rural Utilities Service.

2024 | November 18–20 | Tucson, AZ

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Conference Information
 Events and Training Team
 800-424-2954

CPE/CEU Credits
 Erik Dahlseid

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 Member Center
 800-424-2955

Statewide Workshops

Designed specifically for directors of CFC electric cooperatives, statewide workshops provide attendees with a variety of finance and industry-focused topics.

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Certificate Program

Cooperative Financial Professional Certificate (CFPC)

CFPC, an intensive, two-part finance program for senior and mid-level finance and accounting staff, is a collaborative program between CFC and the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA).

2024 Spring Program
Unit 1 in Madison, Wisconsin: April 22–26
Unit 2 in Dulles, Virginia: June 3–7

2024 Fall Program
Unit 1 in Madison, Wisconsin: August 19–23
Unit 2 in Dulles, Virginia: October 21–25

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Orientation

New Director Orientation

January 31–February 2, 2024

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New CEO Orientation

March 20–22, 2024

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New CFO Orientation

April 16–18, 2024

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Equity Management Workshops

CFC has a series of workshops focused on principles of sound equity management.

The training is structured for various skill levels: Basic (Level 1) and Intermediate (Level 2).

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Certificate Program

KRTA Certificate Program

CFC is proud to offer the Key Ratio Trend Analysis (KRTA) Certificate Program. CFC has published KRTA—an annual report that tracks the median value of 145 financial and operational ratios for participating electric distribution cooperatives over the previous five years—since 1975.

KRTA Level 1 is always available online through CFC Academy.

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CFC Training Catalog

Learn more about how you match your professional development needs with CFC programs.

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Financial Product Training

CFC offers hands-on training on CFC Compass and CFC BudgetPro financial models.

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 Member Training

Commitment to Excellence

For Electric Cooperative Directors
This training looks at best practices for how electric cooperative leaders should demonstrate principled leadership, financial stewardship, effective governance and management risk oversight.

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Member Training

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Training Information
 Member Training

Conference Information
 Events and Training Team
 800-424-2954

CPE/CEU Credits
 Erik Dahlseid

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 Member Center
 800-424-2955

CFC Webinars

Monthly webinars for electric cooperative staff and directors.

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CFC Academy

Your online financial learning center.

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Plant Accounting

This online program focuses on plant accounting and work order procedures for electric cooperatives. Development is ongoing.

Modules 1–3 are available in CFC Academy.

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Online Learning Information
 Member Training
 800-424-2954

Financial Series Webinar CPE Credits
 Erik Dahlseid

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 Member Center
 800-424-2955