January 11, 2022

Happy New Year! Apra Canada is excited to formally announce our new board for 2022: Katherine Scott, Ryerson University (Toronto, ON)** Merritt Kalagian, Niagara Health Foundation (Niagara, ON) Matthew Charters, CharityCAN (Waterloo, ON) Jamie Dowsett, Ryerson University (Toronto, ON) Mahnoosh Eslahi, Ryerson University (Toronto, ON)* Elanna Giang, Covenant House Vancouver (Vancouver, BC) Natalina MacLeod, University of the Fraser Valley (Abbotsford, BC)* Sarah Marcotte, Canadian Red Cross (Toronto, ON) Agnes Pawelkiewicz, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON) Amelia Smart, Canadian Opera...

November 26, 2021

Each year, Apra Canada members elect a Board of Directors to govern the affairs of their association. The latest nomination period concluded on October 29, and we are now pleased to announce the candidates for the 2021/2022 Apra Canada Board.

October 29, 2021

Name: Dana Gray Title: Research Officer Organization: Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (PMCF) Contact: dana.gray@thepmcf.ca How did you find your career in Prospect Research? My first experience working in fundraising was at Eva’s Initiatives. I was responsible for providing general administrative support for the fundraising department. I learned a lot about fundraising in that position; we were a very small shop so I had lots of opportunity to see a variety of facets of fundraising, including major gifts, community, corporate, and events. When I moved on, I ended up in a bigger team, again...

October 14, 2021

This is a call for nominations for directors of the Apra Canada Board for 2021-2022.

September 17, 2021

Apra Canada would not be what it is without its members, and want to introduce you to your colleagues across the country. Today we speak with Alexandra Basen, the new Director of Operations, Advancement at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering. How would you describe your advancement into a management role? Leadership was always something I wanted and I charted a course to get there. I got lucky and had some great mentors and supervisors along the way. I think my jump to the Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) was pivotal in my career. It was a growing...

September 17, 2021

Earlier this year, I was excited to learn that APRA was going to hold its annual Prospect Development conference from July 27-30. As a relatively new researcher who started work in the field a little over a year before the pandemic, I had very limited experience attending conferences.  So, I jumped at the chance to apply for a scholarship to attend this virtual conference and was fortunate to receive funding from APRA Canada. Overall, the conference was an extremely fulfilling and educational experience. 

June 4, 2021

June 16th at 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET, Apra Canada is hosting our second Virtual Networking Session. Members, sign up here to attend! The Apra Canada Virtual Networking Sessions would like to provide a space for members where we can come together to discuss some of our successes, challenges and issues we are facing in these times and in our profession. As a networking opportunity we would love to hear from our members strategies and successes that they have had, as well as any questions or topics for feedback. The Apra Canada Virtual Networking Sessions will allow members from across Canada to...

May 19, 2021

We’re excited to announce that Apra Canada will collaborate with Apra Great Lakes to hold a virtual conference from Monday to Friday, October 4-8, 2021 with one session per day at various times to accommodate the needs of attendees.

May 19, 2021

Join us in making this hybrid in-person & virtual conference a success! We are looking for volunteers for the Apra Canada 2022 Conference Committee. The quality and success of Apra Canada conference is greatly dependent on your leadership efforts. Are you interested in #Programming, #Logistics, #Sponsorship or #Marketing & Communications? Then we have a #committee for you. Please contact Alice Wen (conference@apracanada.ca) for more information.

May 15, 2021

Apra Canada is having our 2021 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday May 26 at 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT. All Apra Canada Members should attend the AGM. Your board will summarize the highlights of the past year, and membership quorum attendance and voting is required. Please RSVP to Sarah Chiu to let her know you will attend. Additional incentive: Other than being updated on Apra Canada board activities and being present to vote on important reports and highlights, all Apra Canada member attendees will be entered into a random draw for one of two $50 gift cards to CanadaHelps, so you can make a...