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The Philanthropy Outlook 2024 and 2025

March 13, 2024

Strengthen your fundraising strategy this year and next with this data-driven publication, revealing predictive insights for the philanthropic sector in the years ahead.

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CCS Philanthropy Pulse

February 15, 2024

The 2024 CCS Philanthropy PulseĀ report serves as a guide for fundraisers, offering insights into the modern strategies nonprofits employ for development and highlighting avenues for fundraising success.

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2023 Philanthropic Landscape, 12th Edition

August 29th, 2023

Featuring essential philanthropic research from all major sources in the industry, this exclusive report examines key themes in American philanthropy and the latest data on giving by US individuals, foundations, and corporations.

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Why Your Church Should Consider an Increased Offertory Program

May 14, 2024

To keep up with inflation and growing expenses, it is vital that churches also grow donor giving over time. An increased offertory campaign can help begin that process.

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Your Guide to Finding, Engaging, and Retaining the Next Donor Generation

May 13, 2024

The future of philanthropy revolves around engaging our next generation of donorsā€”Generation Z and Millennials. Understanding how to attract, retain, and grow your young professional pipeline will ensure long-term sustainability for your organization.

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How to Identify New Major Gift Prospects With Predictive Modeling

May 10, 2024

CCS’s Senior Data Scientist John Sammis explains how your nonprofit can use predictive modeling to unearth new fundraising potential in your donor database.

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Making the Case for Endowment at Your Independent School

May 9, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic and the fluctuating economy in the years since revealed how critical endowments are for the growth and sustainability of independent schools. Learn how to make the case for an endowment at your school with our concrete tactics.

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Your Guide to Increasing and Diversifying Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Revenue

April 19, 2024

Today’s nonprofits need to increase and diversify their revenue streams for sustainability. This article will help you learn how to make the most of your fundraising efforts.

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6 Fundraising Event Tips Your Nonprofit Needs Today

April 18, 2024

Fundraising events can bolster your nonprofit’s giving strategy if you plan and execute them effectively. Drive donor engagement, retention, and, ultimately, giving to your organization with our fundraising event tips.

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How to Build Trust in Your College or University to Maintain Fundraising

April 12, 2024

In the face of declining public trust, your college or university can ensure fundraising momentum with these strategies.

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Corporate Fundraising Strategies for Nonprofits

March 28, 2024

Learn corporate priorities and stewardship approaches to ensure unprecedented and sustainable support for your nonprofit.

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Your Fundraising Forecast Template for 2024

March 28, 2024

Projecting fundraising revenue can always feel daunting, especially during economic and political uncertainty. CCS Fundraising is here to help you plan for 2024 and beyond with tactical guidance and a downloadable fundraising revenue forecast template.

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