Annual Giving Congress Call For Proposals

2017 CCAE Annual Giving Congress
October 2017 in Toronto, ON




CCAE is looking for dynamic, engaged speakers on any topic relevant to the current state of annual giving in education, to submit presentation proposals for the 2017 CCAE Annual Giving Congress. 

Please consider a submission for the 2017 CCAE Annual Giving Congress if:

  • you can facilitate a unique, thought-provoking session on a relevant and timely annual giving / fundraising topic with your peers; and
  • you and your colleagues accomplished a successful project in 2016-17 that has been a source of pride and demonstrated success in Canadian annual giving.

Guidelines for Submission

To Apply: Please submit a 1-2 page document using this SurveyMonkey link by July 14, 2017.

Your submission via SurveyMonkey will require the following information:

  1. Format of your session:
    • Presentation, case studies or interactive workshop
    • Presented by group / team or individual
  2. Target audience: new professional, intermediate, seasoned, or applicable for all experience levels.
  3. Session description of 100 words or less.
  4. Maximum 100-word profile or bio of each presenter, including current position title and institution.
  5. Please provide previous conference presentation experience and testimonials from attendees, if applicable.

Congress Sponsors are welcome to participate as session presenters, provided their presentation is made in partnership with a representative from a CCAE member institution.

If you have any questions about the submission procedure, please contact Tara Sandler at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Selection Procedure 

The 2017 CCAE Annual Giving Congress Program Committee will review submitted proposals and select the most appropriate and timely for inclusion in the conference. You will be notified by August 2017 as to whether your proposal was successful.

NOTE: It is recommended that presenters register for the Congress, at a special reduced registration rate. Presenters are responsible for their own expenses, including conference registration, any travel and hotel accommodations, and any meals or special events not included in Congress registration fees.

CCAE looks forward to seeing you in Toronto in October!

National Partners


2017 CCAE National Conference Sponsors



Manulife  Tempo Framing


Canada Life 



The Offord Group Tourism Hamilton



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