Find out about developments with EAi and our progress in further measuring and  defining constituent/donor engagement.

Intersections Coaching & Consulting and EAi form alliance (March 23, 2014)
EAi Partners with Global Philanthropic (March 23, 2014)
EAI & PGGrowth establish strategic partnership.  (September 1st 2012)
EAi Team expands as it welcomes a new Social Researcher Consultant. (October 1st, 2010)
EAi online survey system hits 50,000 mark! (August 28, 2008)
Bishop’s University and the University of Waterloo to conduct Enagagement Analysis survey. (February 24, 2008)
Introducing the “Engagement Analysis Index”: An innovative product used to enhance advancement initiatives through social research. (January 9, 2008)

Strategic Alliances

Non-profit management is a complex and diverse industry. To better  serve our clients we have formed strategic alliances with other service providers with  complementary skills.

The following links will take you to our partners and supporting organizations.

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The Canadian Council for the Advancement of Education is the professional association for educational advancement professionals in Canada.


The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, based in Washington DC, is the international professional organization for advancement professionals at all levels who work in alumni relations, communications, fundraising, marketing and other

Global Philanthropic is an international professional consultancy specialising in a range of services to the philanthropic sector. Through their advisory services, they help non-profit organisations and universities and colleges obtain the resources they need to meet their most ambitious development goals, and high net worth individuals with giving strategies. They apply their knowledge of the global philanthropic marketplace, building on the vision and commitment of our clients.

Intersections Coaching & Consulting is a Canadian human resource consulting service specializing in team building, performance improvement, management development, creative strategic planning, competency models and conflict resolution. Lead by Sheila J. Norris, the firm also specializes in individual coaching, executive development, career planning, transition management and work/life balance.

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Data Description is a software and data analytics company that provides interactive desk top software, datamining services and data analysis solutions to its clients. EAi uses Data Description’s statistical analysis program DataDesk for all of our research needs. To find out more about DataDesk go to:

PGgrowth, a unique Canadian Planned Giving service, comprises a team of experts with decades of experience working with hundreds of charities and nonprofit organizations to create long-term and sustainable Planned Giving programs. The principals of PGgrowth have virtually generations of experience directly asking donors for gifts – and we are still doing it today!

PGgrowth brings bequest opportunities to your organization’s doorstep. Using our integrated donor cultivation and planned gift solicitation method, we identify, educate, cultivate and ask your best prospects to consider making a legacy gift.  Our approach is proven and cost-effective over the long term, making a sustainable planned giving program surprisingly affordable for many Canadian charities.

Contact us to learn more about how PGgrowth can help to implement or enhance a Planned Giving program in your organization.

Presentations and Articles

Over the years we have made many presentations, written papers or  published articles. Should you wish copies please contact us directly.

Upcoming Presentations

Measuring Alumni Engagement

Recent Engagement Analysis Presentations

To Engage or Not Engage. CAISAP National Conference, January 29, 2011.
Canadian trends in alumni engagement. CCAE National, June, 2009, Hamilton, ON.
Charting the Future. CASE District II, March 22-24
Engagement Metrics. CCAE-O, Toronto, Nov 28
CASE/NAIS National Conference, Chicago 2006
CASE District IV, Kansas City, 2007
CASE European Institute Edinburgh, 2007
Defining, Measuring and Using Engagement Data. CCAE
Using surveys to measure engagement. RESolutionsTech
Summer Internet Institute: Engagement Analysis. Numbers don’t Lie!

Past Presentations

Branches and Chapters, CASE District I, Boston.
Volunteer Management, CCAE Ontario, Kingston.
Direct Mail Strategies, CASE District I, Providence.
Student Alumni Programs, CASE District I, Boston.
Legal Issues in Alumni Partnerships, CCAE National, Sherbrooke.
Technology in Annual Giving, CASE Workshop, Atlanta.
Data mining in Fundraising, CASE District I, Boston.
Non Alumni Community Programs, District I, Boston.
Prospect Management Strategies, CCAE National, Halifax.
Government Matching Programs, CASE European Institute, Edinburgh.


Data Mining.CASE Currents Magazine, July 2000.
How do I engage thee? Alumni Relations Blog.
Pinning down the value of alumni. Dr. Kym Madden, QUT Cente for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies.

Request a demo and see the Engagement Analyser in action!

Send us your contact information and someone from EAI will contact you within 24 hours to set up your personalized demonstration of what the Engagement Analyser can do.

A few of our satisfied clients...

  • McGill University
  • Queens University
  • Acadia University
  • George Brown College
  • Carleton University
  • University of Guelph
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of Prince Edward Island
  • Branksome Hall
  • The London School of Econonics and Political Science