Apra Canada

2019 Radhika Jaggernauth Conference Scholarship Opportunities (2 available)

Apra Canada is now accepting applications for the 2019 Radhika Jaggernauth Conference Scholarships. Please refer to the Apra Canada webpage for more information on criteria and how to apply.

Apra Canada supports its members in pursuing professional development through conference attendance. We are committed to providing funds for quality education and networking opportunities for our Canadian researchers. This year we will be awarding:

  • 2 scholarships valued at CDN $1,500 to the Apra International conference (which will be held in Phoenix, July 31-August 3 2019)

Applications to the 2019 Radhika Jaggernauth Conference Scholarships are due Friday May 17th at midnight (EST)

About the Radhika Jaggernauth Conference Scholarships

In August of 2012, the Canadian prospect research community lost a valued member. Radhika Jaggernauth passed away after being diagnosed with cancer. Radhika was an Apra Canada Director responsible for the Regional Representatives and had given a great deal of time volunteering with APRA over the years. Radhika 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. In Radhika's honour, the 2011-2012 Board of Directors renamed the Apra Canada Scholarships the Radhika Jaggernauth Memorial Scholarships.

                                                                                                       

Apra Canada presents our first annual Discovery Series

A full week of virtual lunch-and-learn sessions – designed to fit into your busy schedule and boost your professional skill sets!

June 10 – 14, 2019, 1 pm EST

Featuring:

June 10: Research 101
Selene Hur, Manager, Prospect Development & Research
YMCA of Greater Toronto

June 11: Building Your Personal Brand
Seanna Cohen, Associate Director, Philanthropic Research (currently on leave)
Royal Ontario Museum

June 12: Creating a Culture of Accountability
Janice Cunning, Co-Founder
David Langiulli, Co-Founder
Fundraising Leadership

June 13: Write On – Engaging Your Readers
Colin Fleming, Associate, Development Writer
SickKids Foundation

June 14: Start from Why by Simon Sinek: Book Discussion
Sarah Marcotte, Senior Manager, Prospect Research
Canadian Red Cross

Register here. Registration is free.

Register for three or more sessions and be entered into a draw for a $25 Indigo gift card!

 

                                                                                                                      

PDF versions of each chapter are now available for purchase

Prospect Research in Canada: An Essential Guide for Researchers and Fundraisers

Intended for fundraisers and researchers just starting out with prospect research, this book is an invaluable resource for those needing to establish training and guidelines for their organization or educational programs. It also offers a wealth of information for those from the private sector who realize the unique skill sets required to successfully conduct research in Canada.

In this book, 30 skilled contributors share their front-line experiences in the field of prospect research. Through their words and knowledge they reveal why Canadian researchers are not only specialists in their field, but also passionate about ethics and standards and continually improving a profession that they love.

Edited by Tracey Church and Liz Rejman, this book was made possible due to the generous sponsorship support of Apra Canada (Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement, Canada).

Order your copy now

On behalf of Apra Canada, we would like to thank you by offering a discount promo code for Apra Canada's book: Prospect Research in Canada: An Essential Guide for Researchers and Fundraisers.

Please contact Sheila Larin for the discount promo code.

 

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