• Now open: #CCAE2020 National Conference Call for Proposals

    What are ground-breaking ideas for the future of fundraising? Answer the call, and be a part of the experience.

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  • 2020 CCAE National Conference

    May 19-21 2020 Winnipeg Manitoba

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  • A historic moment in Canadian advancement

    The CASE-CCAE Survey of Charitable Giving to Canadian Higher Education

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  • Congratulations to the 2019 Distinguished Service Award Recipients

    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.

Lessons in strategic community building: Taking engagement to new heights during alumni UBC 100

CCAE 2018 National Conference Video Session

Steve Kennedy, Director of Marketing & Communications, University of British Columbia

From May 2017 – May 2018, alumni UBC celebrated its 100th year as the alumni association for UBC's 325,000 + graduates in more than 140 countries. Coming off of the heels of UBC's institutional centennial in 2015 - 16 created challenges in message differentiation and raised the question of whether alumni UBC should be recognizing its 100th year milestone at all. Ultimately, an initiative was launched that included the goal of creating 100,000 alumni connections during the year. Watch Steve Kennedy live at the #CCAE2018 National Conference discuss the lessons learned from UBC's cenntenial campaign.

 

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