Distinguished Service Awards

CCAE Distinguished Service Awards recognize the accomplishments of advancement professionals and friends of education, in three categories:
Friend of Education Award
Outstanding Acheivement Award
Rising Star Award

The nomination documentation for all Distinguished Service Awards must contain:

  1. The nomination form.
  2. A letter of recommendation signed by the nominator. Not to exceed two pages, this letter should describe the breadth of contributions made by the candidate.
  3. A letter of reference supporting this nomination signed by someone from an institution other than the nominator. Past recipients have often submitted more than one letter of reference.
  4. A resumé or chronological listing of the nominee’s positions, titles and institutional affiliations. For volunteers, provide a listing for both occupational and institutional activities.

Please note that the laureate is expected to attend the CCAE Awards Evening during the 2019 CCAE National Conference, to be held in the National Capital Region at the Brookstreet Hotel in Kanata, ON.


Friend of Education Award

The Friend of Education Award, supported by Offord Group, recognizes outstanding service or commitment to post-secondary or independent school education by a volunteer, organization, foundation, corporation or publication. The recipient will have made a significant contribution in a leadership role to the cause of institutional advancement or education in Canada.

Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019

Nomination form

Friend of Education - Past Winners 

This award is made possible by:

The Offord Group


Outstanding Achievement Award

The Outstanding Achievement Award, supported by Manulife, recognizes a current or recent CCAE member who has made extraordinary contributions to the field of educational advancement over a number of years. The recipient is recognized both for exemplifying the highest ideals of the advancement profession and for dedicated mentoring of others in the field.

Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019

Nomination form

Outstanding Achievement Award - Past Winners

This award is made possible by:

Manulife


Rising Star Awards

Rising Star Awards are designated for professionals with three to five years’ experience in educational advancement who demonstrate achievements, accomplishments, early success and commitment in the advancement field. A $2,000 Presidents’ Scholarship is presented to each Rising Star and is used to support further professional development in the year following their receiving the award.

Eligibility - To be eligible to receive the award, the Rising Star must:

  • Have between three and five years’ experience in the institutional advancement field
  • At the time of nomination and presentation, be employed as an institutional advancement professional by a member in good standing of CCAE
  • Demonstrate achievements and accomplishments in the institutional advancement field
  • Demonstrate early success as an advancement leader
  • Demonstrate professional and volunteer contributions that indicate a strong commitment to advancement in Canada. Preference will be given to individuals who have served as CCAE volunteers.

Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019

Nomination form

Rising Star Award Past Winners