Senior Research Consultant
Tracey Church has been a professional researcher for over 20 years and is the Past President of the Association of Professional Researchers in Advancement (APRA-Canada). She is the Principal, Researcher and Consultant with her own company Tracey Church & Associates. Tracey is proud to be the Co-Editor and Co-Author of APRA-Canada’s first book “Prospect Research in Canada: An Essential Guide for Researchers and Fundraisers” (Civil Sector Press, 2016). Tracey is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) International Research Council and is a former Director for APRA International and AFP Golden Horseshoe. Tracey is proud to be the Founding President and now, Immediate Past-President of AFP’s newest chapter, the AFP London & Region Chapter. She is also the Chair, IDEA Committee (AFP London & Region). In 2018, Tracey received the inaugural APRA Canada Excellence in Prospect Research Award.
Tracey has worked with over 400 organizations in the fields of health care, education, social services, the arts, research, international, Indigenous, and the environment. Her work includes customized one-on-one or group training, custom research profiles, prospect identification, database research capacity reviews, pipeline management, strategic planning, time and database management, and specialized research projects.
Tracey is a part-time faculty member at Western University (London, Ontario) teaching the Prospect Research in Fundraising course in the Master of Library and Information Sciences program (MLIS). She has her MLIS and her Professional Certificate in Not-for-Profit Management from Western University. She is a regular and requested presenter for Apra, AFP, AHP, CAGP and is an AFP certified Master Trainer. Overall, Tracey loves to see her students and trainees succeed in the exciting field of prospect research.
Telephone: (833) 937-4438 ext. 710 or email [email protected]