Explore our case studies to gain insight into the challenges we helped our partners address, the solutions we developed and implemented, and the impact of our work.


Catalina Island Conservancy

Western U.S.

Catalina Island Conservancy partnered with CCS on the IMAGINE CATALINA Campaign, which raised $17 million to build a stunning visitor’s center and expand the trails system for those who love and spend time on Catalina.

Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons

Northeast U.S.

CCS helped the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons surpass its campaign goal of $10 million to support ARF’s services, programs, and adoption center.

Lake Forest Open Lands

Central U.S.

CCS helped Lake Forest Open Lands, an independently funded conservation and educational organization, launch and manage a successful multi-million-dollar campaign.

Fairmount Park Conservancy

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

The Fairmount Park Conservancy (FPC) is a collaborative partner to Philadelphia Parks and Recreation. FPC leads efforts to steward and improve Philadelphia’s parks, enhances the city’s historic and cultural assets, and supports communities across Philadelphia.

Saint Louis Zoo

Central U.S.

The Saint Louis Zoo and CCS Fundraising partnered on a feasibility study, development assessment, and predictive modeling to help resource and bring their strategic plan to life.

Marine Biological Laboratory

Northeast U.S.

CCS worked with MBL on a feasibility and planning study followed by full-time, on-site counsel for a $125 million campaign.

Penobscot River Restoration

Northeast U.S.

PRR launched a campaign to fund the restoration of the river’s natural ecosystem, and stimulation of community and economic development. CCS assisted in this campaign to revitalize the Penobscot Indian Nation’s most cherished natural resource, and helped raise over $11 million.

Forest Park Forever

Central U.S.

Forest Park Forever (FPF) launched the largest fundraising campaign in its history to fund restoration projects and a maintenance endowment. CCS helped FPF evaluate volunteer, staff, and leadership structure at the outset of the campaign.