August 27, 2022

In August of 2012, the Canadian prospect research community lost a valued member. Radikha Jaggernauth passed away after being diagnosed with cancer. Radikha was an Apra Canada Director responsible for the Regional Representatives and had given a great deal of time volunteering with Apra over the years. Radikha contributed directly to the success of a number of organizations, including the Heart and Stroke Foundation, UNICEF and the United Way of Greater Toronto. A kind hearted, funny, inquisitive, and focused individual-committed to Apra Canada and the research profession. The 2011-2012 Board...

July 20, 2022

Apra Canada members, please join us for an online Prospect Management Roundtable on Wednesday, August 10th at 1 p.m. EDT with panelists: John Hermans, Executive Director, Prospect Management & Advancement Research at U of T; Board Member & VP, Conference Co-Chair, Member, Apra Canada (2012-present) (linkedin.com/in/john-hermans-1091414) Selene Hur, Manager, Prospect Development & Research at YMCA - GTA; Board Member, Apra (2020), Board Member, Apra Canada (2010-2019) (linkedin.com/in/selene-hur-mist-ab38ba9) Phillipa Vaz, Prospect Researcher at Bishop Strachan School, Registration Co-Chair...

July 14, 2022

Our Director of Professional Development would like to share these upcoming free events with our members: Sharpe Webinar: The Future of Fundraising In the rapidly changing world of technology, more immediate and effective forms of communication allow us to relate to one another on a whole new level. Fundraisers have access to tools to better know who their donors are and why they support their charity’s mission, allowing them to build stronger, lasting relationships. Is your organization embracing these new tools in ways that will help you connect to your most loyal supporters who have the...

June 17, 2022

The Apra Canada Conference is happening this year on October 26-28 in Toronto, ON, and we are looking for presenters! If you have something you would like to share with the Apra Canada community, please consider submitting a presentation proposal. The deadline for applications is Friday, July 15 at 5 p.m. EST. We will acknowledge each application received and notify applicants by Monday, August 15, 2022. Please ensure that you are able to appear on any day of the conference, October 26-28, 2022. If selected, you are giving Apra Canada permission to distribute and edit your session abstract...

May 12, 2022

Hello Apra Canada members, we would like to let you know about the following free professional development events happening in the next few months: Salesforce Nonprofit Summit 2022 (May 17-18, 2022) P2P Social Fundraising: Activate Peer-To-Peer Support in Every Generation by Firespring (May 25, 2022 - 10am -11am) Becoming a Nonprofit Thought Leader by Nonprofit Learning Lab (July 11, 2022)

May 12, 2022

Apra Canada is having our 2022 Annual General Meeting on Wednesday May 25 at 1:00 PM ET/10:00 AM PT.

March 17, 2022

Apra Canada is conducting a comprehensive survey because we want to hear from you. Our members mean everything to us. Your opinions, thoughts, concerns, interests and feedback are central in everything we do. As the Apra Canada board develops meaningful programs and services, we want to keep what matters to our members front and centre in all decisions. Your input is appreciated and important!

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...

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