Conferences & Training

Canada Fundraising for Leadership Study Tour 2018 – Study Tour of Canadian Universities

May 14 - 18, 2018
McMaster University, University of Waterloo, Ryerson University and the University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Do you wish to strengthen your understanding of philanthropic fundraising first-hand alongside other institutional leaders?

The CASE Europe Fundraising for Leadership Study Tour 2018 is a high level and small-scale opportunity aimed at Vice-Chancellors and Pro-Vice-Chancellors whose portfolio includes Development/Advancement. Visit Canadian institutions including McMaster University, Ryerson University, the University of Toronto and the University of Waterloo, to better understand the Canadian philanthropy model and how it can be applied at your institution.

Raising philanthropic income has never been more important for senior leaders. If you are thinking of making philanthropic giving an important part of your institutional strategy and funding, this is a unique opportunity to visit and learn from the development operations of leading Canadian universities with a variety of traditions, structures and mission.

What's included?


Benefits of the tour include:

  • Access to key players and decision makers including: university presidents, deans, key volunteers, heads of advancement and their staff.
  • Previous participants were particularly encouraged by the transferability of the Canadian model, the access to key figures within the Canadian institutions and the openness of the discussions. To read testimonials from past participants, click here.
  • Enjoy a post-tour de-brief in London for review, analysis and evaluation, available for tour participants plus an appropriate colleague.
  • Return home ready to strengthen "institutional advancement" in your own university, and the practical knowledge to achieve your goals.

Please email or phone +44 (0)20 7448 9940 if you would like to take part in the study tour this year.