Professional development is key for taking development departments from good to great, and from great to exceptional.

Our immersive approach means that our fundraising consultants work side by side with nonprofit leaders each and every day. Whether you are the head of the organization or head of development and you are seeking one-on-one coaching, or you are interested in training programs for your volunteers and Board, CCS training and leadership development services are flexible, scalable, and tailored to meet your needs.

learning modules

  • One-day and multi-day training workshops
  • Online/virtual learning sessions
  • Ongoing coaching and consultation

a selection of topics covered in our custom learning and workshops

  • Fundamentals of Fundraising
  • The Donor Lifecycle
  • The Board’s Role in Fundraising
  • Developing Donor Strategies
  • Developing and Communicating a Compelling Case for Support
  • Making “The Ask”
  • Additional themes and topics are available

Our learning programs reflect the specific needs of the nonprofit community and draw on our proven methods for success.

Interested in learning more about our training and leadership development services?

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