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    May 19-21 2020 Winnipeg Manitoba

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    Paul Cadario, Kathy Butler & Sara Burke

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Upcoming Events

Annual Giving Summit
October 23-24, 2019 - Toronto, ON


Development for Deans with Lorna Somers
October 30, 2019 - Toronto, ON


Advancement Services Summit
November 25-26, 2019 - Toronto, ON


CCAeLearning: The Great Walk to Curve Lake
September 26, 2019

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Important Dates & Deadlines for 19/20

TDIMM Fellowships Nomination Deadline:
December 12, 2019


Distinguished Service Award Nomination Deadline:
January 30, 2020


Prix d'Excellence Entry Submissions:
Submission entries open through:
January 8 - February 12, 2020


CCAE Scholarships Application Deadline:
April 9, 2020

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Educational Advancement

Since 1993, The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education (CCAE) embodies the voice of the Canadian advancement landscape, by connecting over 120-member schools to the pinnacle of advancement resources.

CCAE is a volunteer-led organization that promotes excellence in educational advancement. We provide opportunities for networking, professional learning and mutual support.

Members benefit directly through outstanding programming, resources, and value-added external stakeholders.

These opportunities are facilitated by esteemed peers and industry experts, who range in background by a multitude of school representations and disciplines, furthering this uniquely Canadian advancement niche.

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Be part of how Advancement Evolves:
2017 CCAE National Conference

National Partners


June 7 - 9
Hamilton Convention Centre by Carmen's

 

Register by May 5 for the best rate and book your hotel room at the Sheraton Hamilton Hotel

Canada’s acclaimed annual advancement gathering will inspire you and your colleagues to Evolve to new levels of advancement excellence. It’s the best value for your professional development dollar - and the most camaraderie to be found.

This conference’s big ideas, big energy and varied formats promise a wealth of innovations and connections to take back to your school. In-depth and “snap” sessions offer nuggets of brilliance for every experience level in all advancement disciplines.

Maximize your learning and networking at one of CCAE’s pre-conference workshops:
  • 2017 CCAE Essentials for New Professionals; and
  • Gift Planning Fundamentals: A CCAE – CAGP Partnered Workshop

Check out the #ccae2017 schedule to sample the deep learning #ccae2017 will provide.

Professional development topics include:

  • One million hours of volunteerism
  • Write your own story: Encouraging stakeholders to join the campaign conversation
  • Evolving leadership - Top 10 things you need to know about leadership today
  • Improving productivity and customer service in advancement services
  • Building long-term relationships with future and young alumni
  • Leveraging analytics to drive major gift donations, engagement and loyalty
  • Play the ponies: mascots, puppies & people for the social media win
  • Social media engagement in a crisis situation - A case study
  • Enhanced endowment fund reporting: Adding faces to the financials
  • Staking your claim in a shrinking media landscape
  • Wiki wisdom: Using a wiki to build a high-impact advancement shop
  • Parallel Foundations: Fundraising friends, not foes

Get inspired with three distinctive keynotes by accomplished women who lead in Canadian and international advancement; indigenous charity and awards; and international charitable innovation:

  • Lorna Somers, Vice-President, McMaster University Foundation, and Director of Development, McMaster University: Voyages of Discovery - Sponsored by 2017 CCAE National Conference Platinum Sponsor, KCI - Wednesday, June 7, 12:45 p.m.
  • Roberta Jamieson, President & CEO, Indspire and Executive Producer, Indspire Awards - Sponsored by 2017 CCAE National Conference Platinum Sponsor, Manulife - Thursday, June 8, 9:00 a.m.
  • Sabrina Pourmand, Vice President of Key Relationships, charity: water - Friday, June 9, 12:45 p.m.

Thank our valued National Partners and sponsors in the CCAE Marketplace. They bring valued services and products for advancement and help make #ccae2017 possible.

And enjoy incomparable CCAE hospitality at special events that celebrate advancement:
  • Prix d’Excellence Awards Ceremony - Sponsored by 2017 CCAE National Conference Platinum Sponsor, Tempo Framing Systems - Wednesday, June 7 at 1:55 p.m.
  • CCAE Awards Evening at Liuna Station - Sponsored by CCAE National Partner, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex - Wednesday, June 7 at 6 p.m.
  • CCAE Social Night “Rock the Garden Party” at Royal Botanical Gardens - Sponsored by CCAE National Partner, MBNA - Thursday, June 8 at 6 p.m.

Register now! Full conference registration fee held at same rate as in 2016.

 

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TD Insurance Meloche Monnex


2017 National
Conference Sponsors


Platinum

Industrial Alliance

KCI

Manulife

Tempo Framing


Gold

Canada Life


Silver

iModules

The Offord Group

Hamilton Tourism


Bronze

Global philanthropic


Congratulations to the 2017-18 TD Fellows in Advancement

Industrial Alliance CCAE is delighted to announce the two recipients of TD Fellowships in Advancement for 2017-18: Anne-Marie Aguilar at University of Alberta, and Sarah Carthy at Trent University.

Review the profiles of these outstanding recipients on the CCAE website, and plan to congratulate Anne-Marie (Annie) and Sarah during the 2017 CCAE National Conference in Hamilton.

CCAE is grateful to TD Insurance Meloche Monnex for its long-standing funding of these important Fellowships.

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