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 ( 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...

May 12, 2021

Alice Wen, Prospect Management Analyst, University of Toronto (Toronto, ON) and Director, Conference, Apra Canada, talks about the use of RFM analysis in a project she worked on while at York University on Toronto.

May 12, 2021

Earlier this month, Apra Canada held a webinar on the use of cryptocurrencies in the field of fundraising. Haijiao Yan, Manager, Research and Pipeline, University of Ottawa, reports on this virtual event.

April 16, 2021

Apra Canada welcomes experts in the field Anne and Jason to discuss the topic of Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies within the context of fundraising. The event will start with a presentation to be followed by a discussion and Q&A.

March 25, 2021

Here's a roundup of events happening at other Apra chapters and Apra International in the coming weeks!

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