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.


Drury University

Central U.S.

CCS conducted a feasibility study and provided data analytics and research services for Drury University. As a result, Drury was able to optimize and leverage its portfolios for Phase II of its Go Beyond capital campaign.

Lake Forest College

Central U.S.

Lake Forest College experienced its most successful Forester Day in history after CCS Fundraising helped enhance the school’s strategies for matching gift opportunities and elevate the use of their digital fundraising platforms.

Thomas College

Northeast U.S.

Thomas College, in partnership with CCS, raised $30 million for scholarships, athletic facilities, key academic initiatives, and student success programs.

University of New South Wales


University of New South Wales (UNSW) partnered with CCS on a capital campaign, providing support in planning, launching and communicating their campaign. In addition to great success to date, this partnership has positioned UNSW to strategically engage donors.

Queen’s University Belfast

Europe, Middle East, Africa

Queen’s University Belfast was making plans for a new Integrated Student Centre, a significant undertaking. CCS was brought on to conduct a feasibility study, and was able to provide Queen’s with far-ranging, effective strategies for running its next major campaign.

Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital

Central U.S.

CCS partnered with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Froedtert Hospital to plan and manage their first joint comprehensive campaign, ultimately raising more than $300 million.

Durham University

Europe, Middle East, Africa

Durham is one of the world’s great Universities and one of the most distinctive. The institution is a world top 100 university with a global reputation for excellence in teaching and research. CCS began working with Durham in 2017 on their largest ever fundraising campaign.

University of New Orleans

Central U.S.

CCS partnered with the University of New Orleans (UNO) to plan for and successfully manage the initial phases of its first-ever comprehensive campaign, even amid the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Northeastern University

Northeast U.S.

CCS assisted Northeastern with a planning study, interim management, predictive modeling, and data analytics to support their $500 million comprehensive campaign.

University of Florida

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

After successfully closing one of its largest campaigns, the University of Florida decided to double its philanthropic effort. CCS assisted with extensive campaign planning and assessment, as well as enhancing engagement strategies. To date, UF closed the largest private gift in the history of the institution.