With the generous contribution of many CAGP Chapters, as well as other partners and supporters, we are pleased to offer a number of conference bursaries so gift planning professionals can access this outstanding professional opportunity.
The CAGP Conference Bursary Program is intended to enable both charity gift planners and professional advisors to participate in this outstanding professional development opportunity where financial constraints are a barrier to access.
We also seek to strengthen cultural diversity among our delegates. As such, while anyone may apply for a bursary, we do prioritize applications from those in small organizations or companies with limited professional development budgets, and from members of diverse communities.
We have two types of bursary available this year:
CAGP Chapter Bursaries
2 local + $700 each toward travel & accommodation
1 provincial (BC) + $700 toward travel & accommodation
1 local + $875 toward travel & accommodation
Niagara Golden Horseshoe
2 local bursaries of $500 each toward Conference registration
1 Nova Scotia
KPMG Family Office
Private Giving Foundation – TD
Raymond James Canada Foundation
CAGP members and non-members who identify as a member of the BIPOC community are encouraged to apply for a bursary to attend the CAGP National Conference. Winners of the BIPOC bursaries also receive one complimentary CAGP membership, good for one year.
We are seeking applicants who are actively working in the field of gift planning and would like to attend the CAGP National Conference but may not have the means to do so. The BIPOC bursaries are open to both CAGP members and non-members.
National bursaries cover the cost of early-bird registration plus $1500 toward travel and accommodation. Local bursaries for Nova Scotia residents cover the Conference registration for a local delegate and a $250 stipend.
The bursary application process is open and the last day to apply is January 24, 2022.
CAGP Chapter Sponsored Bursaries are allocated to support both members affiliated with a local Chapter or within a specific community as well as members from elsewhere in Canada.
That means, even if your Chapter or an organization from your community is not sponsoring a bursary you are still encouraged to apply.
Greater Toronto Chapter
Greater Vancouver Chapter
Niagara Golden Horseshoe Chapter
North Saskatchewan Chapter
Nova Scotia Chapter
Southern Alberta Chapter
Vancouver Island Chapter
Windsor Essex Chapter
Applicants must be a current CAGP member and have been a member in good standing for at least 3 months prior to the application deadline, which is Monday, January 24, 2022. This means you need to be a member in good standing at least since Nov. 1, 2021.
Only one application per organization/company will be considered, with the exception of national bodies with local/regional offices.
Unless otherwise stated, bursaries cover early bird registration fees only (plus applicable taxes).
To assist you in compiling the necessary information to complete the application process, we recommend downloading the pdf of the application questions available here and reviewing in advance.
Please note, subsequent to completing the application, you may be asked to provide your organization’s most recent audited financial statements.
If your conference attendance is contingent upon receiving a bursary, do not register for the conference in advance. Registration instructions will be provided with notification of your successful application.
All qualifying applications will be reviewed by the CAGP Conference Bursary Committee. All applicants will be notified of decisions in early February 2022.
The bursary application process begins on December 1, 2021 and the last day to apply is January 24, 2022.