CfPA Logo Use Guidelines / Proper Usage of CfPA Membership Logo

Susan ECO Support CfPA Support & News Scout, CfPA Support
Posted on 5/27/2022 2:53:29 PM

The question has been asked about CfPA logo use by members and prospective members. For example, "Can I post the CfPA logo on my company website?" The short answer is yes.  CfPA has published guidelines for proper usage of the CfPA logo. You can find these below.

If you have not yet become a member of the CfPA or would like to learn about sponsoring CfPA, you can find more info here:   

CfPA Logo Use Guidelines / Proper Usage of CfPA Membership Logo

IMPORTANT – This is a legally binding document between you (“You”) and the Crowdfunding Professional Association (“CfPA”), with it being understood that You are agreeing to this agreement in exchange for limited authorized use of the CfPA Member Logo (the “Logo”), as set forth below. Before accessing or using the Logo, you should read carefully the following terms and conditions as they govern access to and use of the Logo. CfPA is willing to allow access to and use of the Logo only on the condition that you accept all of the terms and conditions contained in this agreement.

The Logo is provided to You by CfPA on the basis of a personal, revocable, limited, non-exclusive, royalty-free, non-transferable license to use the Logo conditioned on your continued compliance with the terms and conditions of this agreement. This agreement permits you to download a copy of the Logo only for use to identify yourself or your business as a member of CfPA and it may only be used while you are a member in good standing with CfPA. You may display the logo on your website and hyperlink it to the CfPA website ( or the CfPA Ecosystem ( You may not use it to link to other pages on your website or any other websites. 

By downloading, accessing, or using the Logo, you represent that you are at least the legal age of majority and will, at all times, abide by all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations with respect to your use of the Logo. This agreement provides only a limited license to access and use the Logo. Accordingly, you expressly acknowledge and agree that CfPA transfers no ownership or intellectual property interest or title in and to the Logo to You or anyone else.

Notwithstanding these terms, any use of the Logo that does not reflect good taste, professionalism, or quality is prohibited; CfPA retains sole discretion to make a determination in this regard, which shall be final. Any questions regarding Logo usage that are not addressed here should be directed to the CfPA.

Technical Reproduction

The Logo is composed of the official registered identifying symbol of CfPA.  The Logo must always be used in in its entirety and may not be altered in any way. The Logo must be sized proportionally and may not be distorted in any dimension. The Logo can be printed in black ink or in its original colors. Altering the color scheme of the Logo is not permitted.

Prohibited Uses

The Logo may not be used to indicate any official status or affiliation has been conferred by or is otherwise associated with CfPA; or to show any kind of relationship with CfPA aside from Membership.  

The Logo may not be used in any way to suggest sponsorship of an event for which CfPA is not a sponsor.

The Logo may not be used in connection with any disparaging statements about CfPA, or statements that otherwise reflect poorly on CfPA.

The Logo may not be used on any website that is in violation of any applicable laws or governmental regulations.

You may not create and use any trademarks or logos which are derived from or confusingly similar to CfPA’s trademarks.


If any provision (or part thereof) contained in this agreement is determined to be void, invalid, or otherwise unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such clause shall be modified in compliance with applicable law in a manner that most closely matches the intent of the original language 

This agreement takes effect the moment You download, install, access, or use the Logo.