Global Issues



Christian Aid
Christian Aid
CCS assisted Christian Aid with its In Their Lifetime campaign, which sought to raise £5 million to create innovative and scalable programs that are unable to find funding elsewhere. Initial projects include a renewable energy centre in India, a dairy scheme for local farmers in Haiti and an innovative education project for the indigenous population of Bolivia.
Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch
CCS has been assisting Human Rights Watch (HRW) for more than a decade, resulting in an increase in annual fundraising from $15 million to $50 million and building an endowment of $100 million. CCS advised on HRW’s Global Challenge campaign, which secured a $100 million pledge from George Soros.
International Crisis Group
International Crisis Group
CCS served as fundraising counsel to the International Crisis Group for the initial phase of its Secure the Future campaign. During the first six months of a three-year campaign, Crisis Group secured several cornerstone gifts, including support from world-renowned investor George Soros.
Lions Clubs International
Lions Clubs International
Following an extensive international feasibility and planning study, CCS designed and managed two landmark campaigns for Lions Clubs International. Both campaigns oversubscribed their goals, raising nearly $350 million in total from donors in 180 countries to support the Lions’ mission to eradicate preventable forms of blindness.
Oxfam America
Oxfam America
CCS is proud to have been part of the first campaign for Oxfam America, which raised more than $63 million on its $50 million goal. CCS most recently completed a second engagement conducting a campaign planning study and landscape analysis for the organization as it plans for a second campaign.
The Rotary Foundation
The Rotary Foundation
CCS conducted a development assessment and provided strategic guidance toward building a more robust annual giving and major gifts program for the organization. CCS previously assisted Rotary to conduct a $120 million campaign to immunize over 500 million children against polio. More than $250 million was raised.
Kiwanis International
Kiwanis International
In partnership with the US Fund for UNICEF, The Eliminate Project will raise a minimum of $110 million to eliminate maternal and neonatal tetanus (MNT). CCS is proud to have designed the plan for The Eliminate Project and is currently directing this international campaign to reach the poorest, most neglected mothers and babies with live saving health care.
Women for Women International
Women for Women International
CCS was engaged by Women for Women International's US and UK offices to establish a major donor program and raise more than $6.5 million for a special campaign. The campaign is supporting the building of permanent Women's Opportunity Centers and the launch of several income generation projects for women in post-war and conflict regions.