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NCEA Member Non-member
IFG: ACRE Answer Sheet $2.80 $3.75
IFG: ACRE Booklet $1.25 $1.80
IFG: ACRE Student Report $0.90 $1.10
ACRE Header Sheet no charge no charge
IFG Answer Sheet $5.10 $6.40
IFG Booklet $1.60 $2.15
IFG Header Sheet no charge no charge

Shipping & Handling Charges

ACRE and IFG shipping charges are calculated separately

Answer Sheets or Header Sheets only (any number) $10.50
Individual Student Reports only no charge
1 to 10 Booklets and Answer Sheets (any number) $10.50
11 to 50 Booklets and Answer Sheets (any number) $18.00
51 to 200 Booklets and Answer Sheets (any number) $23.00
over 200 Booklets and Answer Sheets (any number)  $33.00
Overnight Shipping (in addition to regular charges) add 16.00

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logo IFGIFG: Information for Growth

logo IFGSoftware Download

Download the assessment software you need to take the IFG survey. We provide a version for Windows and a version for Mac OS X Operating Systems:

Windows Software Download
MAC OS Software Download
Chromebooks Software Install
iPad Software - Installation Guide

Register for Online Session

Register for a test session, so you can login to the software and take a test.
Session Registration

Documentation & Guides

System Requirements
Minimum requirements for testing devices.

IFG Survey Registration Guide - Online
Instructions for registering for the online survey.

NCEA IFG Installation Guide
Instructions for downloading and installing the software on approved devices.

NCEA IFG Administrator Guide
How to administer the online survey.

IFG Interpretation Manual
Guide for using the score reports.

ACRE logo

The Information for Growth (IFG) survey is designed to assist individuals in evaluating their personal level of religious knowledge and spirituality. It also provides diocesan offices, parishes, schools, and adult faith formation program leaders with group data to use in planning ongoing faith formation initiatives.

This survey is centered on the six dimensions outlined in the U.S. Bishops' document, Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us: A Pastoral Plan for Adult Faith Formation in the United States: 1) Knowledge of the Faith, 2) Liturgical Life, 3) Moral Formation, 4) Prayer, 5) Communal Life, and 6) Missionary Spirit.

The score reports provide a summary of a person’s cognitive understanding of the six dimensions of adult faith in Our Hearts Were Burning Within Us as well as attitudes in these same areas. The reports provide references to the Catechism of the Catholic Church and the Compendium of the Catechism of the Catholic Church to encourage further study and growth.

Participants will receive an individualized and confidential score report. The group coordinator (if applicable) will receive a group score report. All reports are sent electronically via email.

Special Services 
When you participate in NCEA IFG survey, you are eligible for consultation services from NCEA. Call NCEA at 571-257-0010 any time you have questions about the IFG survey tools. Find updates and additional information at