The Boston Latin School Association decided it would need to run a campaign to raise programmatic, capital, and endowment funds. CCS was retained to conduct a pre-campaign planning and design study, and the campaign was a tremendous success, raising $54 million on its $50 million goal.

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Based in: Boston, MA, Northeast U.S., United States

Sector: Primary and Secondary Education

Reach: Local

Key Elements

  • Pre-campaign planning and design study
  • 80+ interviews conducted
  • Full review of development office
  • Campaign raised $54 million on its $50 million goal

The Challenge

The Boston Latin School Association is the fundraising arm for the oldest public school in the country and has the unique challenge of raising private support for a publicly funded school. After some consideration, the school decided it would need to run a campaign to raise programmatic, capital, and endowment funds.

The Solution

CCS was retained to conduct a pre-campaign planning and design study to establish how best the school might proceed in its goals. In addition to conducting 80+ interviews, CCS completed a full review of the development function and an electronic wealth screening of the school’s database.

The Impact

The campaign was a tremendous success, raising $54 million on its $50 million goal.

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