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Philanthropic Landscape Report, 11th Edition

September 1st, 2022

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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Maintaining Fundraising Success During Times of Economic Uncertainty

September 21, 2022

Nonprofit organizations can take key steps in times of financial volatility to avoid compromising their campaign or delivering on their mission.

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Authentically Inclusive: A New Podcast Series from CCS Fundraising and the Kellogg School of Management

November 3, 2021

CCS and the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University have teamed up to create a new three-part podcast series, Authentically Inclusive, which provides expert ideas and practical insights to support the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion across nonprofit organizations and communities.

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CCS Philanthropy Pulse

October 27, 2022

CCS’s annual Philanthropy Pulse reports provide nonprofits with helpful data to navigate the ever-evolving philanthropic space. The survey that will inform our 2023 report closed on November 17, 2022.

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5 Tips to Turn Volunteers into Donors

January 11, 2023

Volunteers can become invaluable donors with the right approach. Read our article to learn how to leverage these relationships.

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Volunteer Fundraising in the Religious Sector

December 19, 2022

In this article, we outline our approach to recruiting top-notch volunteers for our parish partners. We also share a case study at a rural Ohio parish to illustrate the incredible impact that volunteers have on a successful campaign.

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Communicating with Donors in Times of Heightened Antisemitism

December 9, 2022

At CCS, we support our clients through tumultuous times. Here we share tips for donor communication during incidences of antisemitism.

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Fundraising Perspective After Nearly 40 Years of Economic Fluctuation

November 23, 2022

Here’s my perspective on fundraising during recessions and times of economic uncertainty after 40 years in the field.

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CCS Philanthropy Pulse

October 27, 2022

CCS’s annual Philanthropy Pulse reports provide nonprofits with helpful data to navigate the ever-evolving philanthropic space. The survey that will inform our 2023 report closed on November 17, 2022.

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How Your Healthcare Organization Can Leverage Record High Giving

October 20, 2022

In 2021, the healthcare sector received more philanthropic support than any year in history, with over $40.58 billion raised.

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Gift Planning at Religious Institutions: What You Need to Know

October 3, 2022

Learn how to create a gift planning culture to help your house of worship raise more funds and expand the reach of your faith.

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Maintaining Fundraising Success During Times of Economic Uncertainty

September 21, 2022

Nonprofit organizations can take key steps in times of financial volatility to avoid compromising their campaign or delivering on their mission.

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“If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It” – Using Metrics to Strengthen Your Fundraising Program

September 19, 2022

Growing your fundraising program is not just about feeding your prospect pipeline or hiring more fundraisers. In today’s uncertain economy, a hospital foundation’s use of metrics is the key to increasing success.

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