The Boston Latin School Association needed 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 $54M on its $50M goal.

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

Sector: Primary and Secondary Education

Reach: Local

Key Elements

  • CCS conducted a pre-campaign planning and design study.
  • CCS performed over 80 interviews and a full review of the School’s development office.
  • The 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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