• 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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October 23-24, 2019 - Toronto, ON


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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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Leading Canadian
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.

Nomination form Distinguished Service Awards Outstanding
Achievement
Award
Friend of
Education
Award
Rising
Star
Awards
  

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. This award is made possible by Offord Group.

The Offord Group


The nomination documentation for the Friend of Education Award 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 2018 CCAE National Conference, to be held in Halifax, NS.

Deadline:  March 2, 2018


 Friend of Education - Past Winners