Higher Education



The City University of New York (CUNY)
The City University of New York (CUNY)
Surpassing expectations four years ahead of schedule, CCS has partnered with The City University of New York (CUNY) to launch the second phase of their capital campaign, Invest in CUNY, Invest in New York: Expanding the Vision, with a goal of raising $3 billion by 2015.
Hunter College
Hunter College
CCS is proud to have supported and advised on The Campaign for Hunter College to support students, faculty, academic program development, infrastructure enhancement, and the Hunter College Campus Schools. The campaign has been highly successful.
INSEAD
INSEAD
Through our European headquarters in London, CCS has served as professional fundraising counsel to INSEAD since February 2007, working with the school’s leadership and Board on a range of strategic priorities, including campaign planning and readiness, campaign messaging, and prospect identification, rating, and management.
Ohio University
Ohio University
CCS conducted a planning study and provided overall campaign direction and management to guide a $450 million campaign focusing on five primary University-wide funding priorities.
The State University of New York (SUNY)
The State University of New York (SUNY)
CCS is currently assisting SUNY to conduct a development assessment to evaluate SUNY’s overall fundraising capacity and begin preparations for a system-wide campaign initiative. CCS previously partnered with SUNY from 1997-1998 to conduct a system-wide development audit and provide counsel and resources.
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
UCSF Medical Center has embarked upon an unprecedented campaign to construct three new hospitals on the UCSF Mission Bay campus. CCS is assisting with the campaign, which has raised over $400 million on a $600 million goal. The campaign has recorded a $125 million gift, its largest to date.
The University of North Carolina System (UNC System)
The University of North Carolina System (UNC System)
CCS conducted a development assessment for 11 campuses and affiliates of the UNC System. The assessment included an evaluation of each institution’s development program across 10 performance categories, benchmarking analysis, and recommendations for increasing philanthropic revenue.
The University of Southern Maine (USM)
The University of Southern Maine (USM)
CCS assisted The University of Southern Maine (USM) with Transforming USM: The Capital Campaign, which raised close to $30 million for capital projects, additional endowment, and annual operating support.
UC San Diego
UC San Diego
UC San Diego retained CCS in late 2011 to study the feasibility of a $500 million campaign for campus and health sciences priorities. CCS was also tasked with designing a campaign plan that would lead the University to success through work on four independent initiatives within University Advancement.
University College Dublin
University College Dublin
Since 2011, CCS has been providing overall campaign direction and management focused on the most urgent priorities of the Forming Global Minds campaign, for which €35 million has been raised. CCS completed a feasibility and planning study in 2012 for the School of Business, following which the School embarked on a multi-million euro campaign.
Bard College
Bard College
The 150th Anniversary Campaign for Bard College sets forth more than $500 million in endowment, capital, and operating priorities. CCS is proud to have assisted with Phase I of this landmark effort.
Weill Hall (Green Music Center) at  Sonoma State University
Weill Hall (Green Music Center) at Sonoma State University
Weill Hall at the Green Music Center offers a peerless venue with superb acoustics. CCS is pleased to be working with Sonoma State University to accelerate their capital, programmatic and annual fundraising operations to help build a place where the world of the arts and ideas thrives.