The CFDA is the only association that represents the professional and economic interests of the funeral service profession in the State of Colorado.
Our members believe that a solid future for funeral service is based on the collective insight and dedication from caring professionals. The strength in membership comes in the form of strength in numbers. CFDA is a unified voice that helps to shape and provide the professional standards that families and communities count on in their time of need.
What Does CFDA Do for You?
Have you found value in the communication and information CFDA shared about the COVID-19 pandemic?
Did you know that CFDA was instrumental in representing Funeral Service in the State's Fatality Management plans?
Did you visit the CFDA website to learn about public health orders and get guidance about operating your business with social distancing and gathering limits?
Have you attended any of our free Town Hall meetings, weekly discussion groups, or Listen & Learn webinars?
Who do you rely upon to find out about legislation and regulatory issues that impact your business?
Where do you go to find answers and support for your profession and business?
And finally, think about WHO would represent the voice of Funeral Service in Colorado if CFDA no longer existed?
CFDA is facing financial challenges and economic hardships like many other businesses and organizations during the coronavirus pandemic. As a non-profit organization, the association relies on revenues from membership, education and certification programs to maintain its operations. This year's income will fall well below the levels needed to sustain our mission and objectives unless we take action now.Your membership and support is necessary to maintain the strength, credibility and resources needed to represent and serve the funeral profession this year and in the future.
For an investment of less than $40 per month, Location Membership will ensure your business can rely on CFDA as a trusted advisor and advocate.Please take action NOW and renew your membership in the Colorado Funeral Directors Association.
Why should YOU join the Colorado Funeral Directors Association?
Networking opportunities to connect with peers from different establishments within your local area and across the state
Engage with like-minded professionals with similar interests and skills
Demonstrate to your employer and your community that you are personally invested to a career in funeral service
Be proud of your involvement with other practitioners
Strengthen your commitment to career and service
Maintain your practical skills and stay current on trends and techniques
Know that you're an integral part of building something together
Gain a sense of belonging to a noble profession and serving others
Benefits of CFDA Membership
Website: Your membership includes a personal account on the CFDA website. Sign-in to the site with your user name and password to unlock the exclusive Members Only sections.
Member Center: After you sign-in to the CFDA website, you can access your profile, event history, dues and payment receipts from the Member Center. This section will also be the primary vehicle to communicate and share information about committee participation, special interest groups, and other activities. You can also Self Report Education to track professional development activities.
Advertising for Location Members: Your establishment can post job listings on the CFDA website at no charge - a $50 value per listing. Members are also listed on the consumer-searchable directory to Find a Funeral Home at http://bit.ly/coloradofuneralhomes.
New for 2020! CFDA Location Members will also receive a complimentary listing in Colorado's End of Life Planning Guide published by Skyways Media! This exclusive offering is ONLY available for CFDA Location Members.
Events: Part of CFDA's evolution includes the opportunity to attend learning and networking events in regional areas around the State of Colorado. Visit our online calendar for details about upcoming events and registration.
Webinar Series: CFDA Members can register to attend our monthly webinars for FREE - that's a $420 value! Earn 1.0 contact hours of CE credit when participating in the live webinars. Be sure to register online for each program ensure you receive connection instructions and CE information.
Advocacy: CFDA engages in active lobbying and grassroots networking with legislators and regulatory agencies to protect your profession and business. We keep you informed about pending legislation and regulatory changes that affect your practice.
Colorado Laws: CFDA presents learning sessions to refresh your knowledge about Colorado funeral service laws. These programs will help CFSB certified professionals to earn at least 2.0 contact hours of laws credit necessary for 2022 renewals.
Engage: The strength of CFDA derives from the involvement of its members. From developing learning and networking events, staying on top of regulatory issues, and expanding our outreach efforts, we need our members to serve on our committees and task forces. Most meetings are held via Zoom so you can participate from your computer and/or phone from almost anywhere. Please lend your time and talent by joining a committee or task force.
Help Us Grow: To represent the collective voice of funeral service in Colorado and nationwide, we need your help to spread the word about CFDA to funeral establishments, crematories, and cemeteries in Colorado. A personal invitation from YOU will make the greatest impact.
Please help us grow by asking your fellow funeral directors, embalmers, cremationists, and cemetery staff to join the Colorado Funeral Directors Association.