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As Canada’s leading advancement association, CCAE empowers educational advancement professionals in the field and the educational institutions they work for to achieve their aspirations.

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CCAeLearning: Building the Foundation for Success: Unveiling the Skills and Knowledge of a Solo Prospect Researcher

Join us for an insightful presentation by Olesya Zaremba, Senior Prospect Researcher at the University of Toronto Rotman School of Management. Olesya, an experienced solo prospect researcher, will provide a comprehensive exploration of the unique challenges and advantages faced in this role within a team environment.

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CCAeLearning: Beyond Performance: Building Culture Practices in Advancement

Embark on the journey of transforming the culture of advancement beyond performance metrics and KPIs. Data has been critical to making informed decisions and developing strategy, but when it comes to unlocking performance, we have discovered that culture was the biggest driving force – leading to three consecutive years of record-breaking fundraising performance. In this session, we’ll share best practices from our own culture journey – including the failures and successes – and provide a blueprint you can use to develop a vibrant, high-performant culture at your institution.

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CCAeLearning: Reimagining Influencer Campaigns

Learn how York University has continued to evolve their award winning influencer campaign #MeetYU to remain fresh and innovative. Discover some of the lessons learned when developing the campaign, tips to maximize engagement, ways to leverage micro student/alumni influencers, and guidelines when coordinating with macro influencers.

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“CCAE has a strong strategic vision and a commitment to building the leadership and capacity of Canada’s advancement professionals. Not only does CCAE offer its members a wealth of resources, best practices, professional learning options, and volunteer opportunities, it also serves as a connector for advancement professionals across the country. From small colleges and independent schools to large universities, CCAE truly provides a wealth of value to its diverse membership.”

Jo-Ann Campbell-Boutilier

Holland College Foundation and Alumni

CCAE is a national organization and recognizes that Canada is home to the many Indigenous Peoples whose traditional territories stretch across this country. CCAE is committed to supporting our members in fulfilling their roles in advancing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action as a necessary step forward in reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in all communities.