• Sign on for the 5th edition of the CASE-CCAE Support of Education Survey, Canada

    The survey is open June 10 - September 30

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  • Congratulations to the 2022 Prix d'Excellence Recipients

    View the results and recap this year's celebrations

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  • Congratulations to the 2022 Distinguished Award Recipients!

    Watch their video messages and read their profiles

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  • Congratulations the 2022 TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Fellows!

    CCAE is proud to share that Jaya Dhillon of Kwantlen Polytechnic University and Catherine Haba of Queen's University are the 2022 recipients of the TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Fellowships in Advancement!

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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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Fall - Winter CCAE professional learning

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CCAeLearning webinars

All CCAeLearning webinars are free to CCAE members. An unlimited number of advancement staff can participate. Sessions run from 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern time.


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Thursday, September 28
Successfully updating your ‘traditional’ event
John Grant, Director, Alumni Relations, Simon Fraser University

Thursday, October 19
Developing an effective Chair reporting program
Cort Egan, Stewardship Accountability Manager
University of Guelph

Workshops and Summits

2017 Annual Giving Congress
October 18-19, 2017
Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, Toronto


Industrial Alliance

Advancement for Academics
Thursday, November 16, 2017


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2018 Independent Schools Summit
January 17-19, 2018
Delta Hotels Toronto Airport & Conference Centre, Toronto

2018 Alumni Leaders Summit
February 8-9, 2018
Carleton University, Ottawa


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Visit the CCAE website for more information.
Registration opens in early August.


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2017 National
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Global philanthropic

Start planning your TD Insurance Fellowship program now!

Summer is the ideal time to begin planning your application and seeking a candidate for one of two coveted TD Fellowships in Advancement. Check the resources on the CCAE website. Friday, January 12, 2018 is the deadline for completed applications.

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Got a job to fill? Looking for a new advancement position?

Visit the Careers section of the CCAE website. Posting a job is a free service to CCAE members, and viewing available advancement postings does not cost a nickel.

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Donor reporting - new online group

A new online community of practice is available for those who work in or with donor reporting. The goal is to share best practices, ask questions and discuss resources.

Follow this link to the group to request to join: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12047801

The creator of the group, Cort Egan, will be presenting a CCAeLearning webinar in October (see this E-News, above). If you have questions, please contact Cort Egan, Stewardship Accountability Manager, University of Guelph: (519) 824-4120 x56956 cegan@uoguelph.ca

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2017 TD Insurance Fellows Anne-Marie Aguilar, University of Alberta, and Sarah Carthy, Trent University, with Scott Grant (left) and Max Stiles of TD Insurance.

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