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A lead gift can be the single most impactful tool to help advance your institutional goals. Securing a lead gift might not be easy, but there is a clear path to success if you lock in your strategy, have the right support, and follow your plan. Tune in to this webinar to follow the story of how a Catholic parish, diocese, and school identified the right gift amount, donor engagement, and case language to transform their vision into reality with a lead gift.

PRESENTED BY

Shawn Trahan Taylor

Shawn Trahan Taylor

Assistant Vice President

Brian Doyle

Brian Doyle

Mission Advancement Officer

Diocese of Toledo
Michael Murphy

Michael Murphy

Executive Director

ICSC
Sarah Schmall

Sarah Schmall

Executive Vice President

Brad Patterson

Brad Patterson

Executive Vice President

Thomas Kissane

Thomas Kissane

Vice Chairman

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The CCS Philanthropy Pulse: What Does the Data Say and What Does it Mean for Religious Institutions?

How are religious institutions approaching fundraising this year? And how does it differ from years past? View this webinar recording to discover key findings from a recent survey of nearly 100 religious organizations.

Spring 2022
Video

Catholic Fundraising Video Series: Perspectives on Stewardship in a Digital World

Tune in to CCS Fundraising and #iGiveCatholic’s three-part video series featuring engaging conversations with dioceses, parishes, and schools to hear firsthand how these organizations have navigated stewardship in a digital world.

June 10, 2021

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As Human Rights Watch continues to raise funds to defend the rights of people across the world, Laura Boardman, Managing Director of Development & Outreach at Human Rights Watch, discusses how they ensure confidence and offer practical advice for donor engagement.

The session is designed to be helpful to all nonprofit professionals regardless of sector, location, or scale of your fundraising operations.

PRESENTED BY

Laura Boardman

Laura Boardman

Managing Director, Development & Outreach

Human Rights Watch
Charlie Michaud

Charlie Michaud

Principal & Managing Director

Maria O’Sullivan

Maria O’Sullivan

Senior Vice President

Derval Costello

Derval Costello

Managing Director

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Nonprofit Spotlight: Central European University

Discover what key lessons Central European University (CEU) has learned about fundraising during challenging times, from legislative changes that directly impacted their nonprofit to the COVID-19 pandemic.

November 1, 2020
Article

Building Momentum in Challenging Times: How Small Wins Become Big Wins

It’s important to remember that campaign success is not only about funds raised, but also about the ongoing accomplishments that keep a development team feeling positive about the direction forward.

March 20, 2020
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In this session, we hear from Dr. Una Osili, Associate Dean for Research and International Programs at the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, who leads the research and production of Giving USA, a publication of the Giving USA Foundation. Dr. Osili presents trends from the latest report, which features a look back at charitable giving in 2021.

Following the presentation, panelists dive into a discussion on the significance and implications of this year’s numbers.

PRESENTED BY

Kara Ramirez Mullins

Kara Ramirez Mullins

Chief Advancement Officer

National Geographic Society
Lisa Wallack

Lisa Wallack

Vice Chair, International Board of Directors

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
Dr. Anna Pruitt

Dr. Anna Pruitt

Managing Editor, Giving USA

IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Sarah Krasin

Sarah Krasin

Managing Director

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Publication

Philanthropic Landscape Report, 11th Edition

Featuring essential philanthropic research from all major sources in the industry, this exclusive report examines key themes in American philanthropy and the latest data on giving by US individuals, foundations, and corporations.

September 1st, 2022
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Perspectives on Philanthropy — Giving USA 2022

CCS fostered discussion about the philanthropic trends revealed by the Giving USA 2022 report at a number of events.

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

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PRESENTED BY

Robyn Deutsch

Robyn Deutsch

Assistant Vice President

Leah Heister Burton

Leah Heister Burton

Deputy Director and Chief Advancement Officer

The Guggenheim
Karie Burch

Karie Burch

Director of Development

Portland Arts Museum
Nicole Stratton

Nicole Stratton

Vice President

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Article

Fundraising Perspective After Nearly 40 Years of Economic Fluctuation

Here’s my perspective on fundraising during recessions and times of economic uncertainty after 40 years in the field.

November 23, 2022
Publication

CCS Philanthropy Pulse

CCS’s annual Philanthropy Pulse reports provide nonprofits with helpful data to navigate the ever-evolving philanthropic space. The survey that will inform our 2023 report closed on November 17, 2022.

October 27, 2022

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PRESENTED BY

Aashika Patel

Aashika Patel

Senior Vice President

Ian Swedish

Ian Swedish

Senior Vice President

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Article

Fundraising Perspective After Nearly 40 Years of Economic Fluctuation

Here’s my perspective on fundraising during recessions and times of economic uncertainty after 40 years in the field.

November 23, 2022
Publication

CCS Philanthropy Pulse

CCS’s annual Philanthropy Pulse reports provide nonprofits with helpful data to navigate the ever-evolving philanthropic space. The survey that will inform our 2023 report closed on November 17, 2022.

October 27, 2022

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PRESENTED BY

Allyson Reaves

Allyson Reaves

Senior Vice President

Robert B. Rice

Robert B. Rice

Vice Chairman

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Article

Fundraising Perspective After Nearly 40 Years of Economic Fluctuation

Here’s my perspective on fundraising during recessions and times of economic uncertainty after 40 years in the field.

November 23, 2022
Publication

CCS Philanthropy Pulse

CCS’s annual Philanthropy Pulse reports provide nonprofits with helpful data to navigate the ever-evolving philanthropic space. The survey that will inform our 2023 report closed on November 17, 2022.

October 27, 2022

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Amid pandemic challenges, nearly 90 percent of affluent households gave to charities in 2020, comparable to past years. At the same time, the study found notable shifts in the way donors give across different generations. This represents significant implications for philanthropists and the nonprofit sector going forward.

During this virtual panel discussion, we examine the study’s key findings on the giving patterns and priorities of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and what this means for nonprofits. Learn practical insights on major gift fundraising, how to accelerate a relationship with a HNWI, and the keys to positioning an extraordinary gift.

PRESENTED BY

William Jarvis

William Jarvis

Managing Director

Philanthropic Executive, Bank of America
Shelley Goode

Shelley Goode

Chief Development Officer

KIPP Foundation
Dr. Una Osili

Dr. Una Osili

Associate Dean for Research and International Programs; Dean’s Fellow, Mays Family Institute on Diverse Philanthropy

IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Sarah Krasin

Sarah Krasin

Managing Director

Thomas Kissane

Thomas Kissane

Vice Chairman

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Video

The CCS Philanthropy Pulse: What Does the Data Say and What Does it Mean for Religious Institutions?

How are religious institutions approaching fundraising this year? And how does it differ from years past? View this webinar recording to discover key findings from a recent survey of nearly 100 religious organizations.

Spring 2022
Video

Catholic Fundraising Video Series: Perspectives on Stewardship in a Digital World

Tune in to CCS Fundraising and #iGiveCatholic’s three-part video series featuring engaging conversations with dioceses, parishes, and schools to hear firsthand how these organizations have navigated stewardship in a digital world.

June 10, 2021

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During this virtual panel discussion, four women nonprofit leaders journey through the evolution of women’s philanthropic impact. The women put perspective on their past, present and future outlooks. They also leverage case studies and personal experience to shed light on what it means to be a woman in the industry while providing high-level advice to the next generation of women leaders.

PRESENTED BY

Marietta Ulacia

Marietta Ulacia

Executive Director

Afro Latin Jazz Alliance
Svetlana Mostovsky

Svetlana Mostovsky

Vice President, Development

Catalyst
Leslie Granger, CAWA

Leslie Granger, CAWA

President and CEO

Bideawee
Leigh Taublib-Kiriat

Leigh Taublib-Kiriat

Senior Vice President

Caroline Chick

Caroline Chick

Managing Director

PRESENTED BY

Adam Miller

Adam Miller

Senior Vice President

Kate Villa

Kate Villa

Senior Vice President

Sarah Krasin

Sarah Krasin

Managing Director

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Article

Fundraising Perspective After Nearly 40 Years of Economic Fluctuation

Here’s my perspective on fundraising during recessions and times of economic uncertainty after 40 years in the field.

November 23, 2022
Publication

CCS Philanthropy Pulse

CCS’s annual Philanthropy Pulse reports provide nonprofits with helpful data to navigate the ever-evolving philanthropic space. The survey that will inform our 2023 report closed on November 17, 2022.

October 27, 2022

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PRESENTED BY

Erin Kupferman

Erin Kupferman

Vice President

Brad Patterson

Brad Patterson

Executive Vice President

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Article

Fundraising Perspective After Nearly 40 Years of Economic Fluctuation

Here’s my perspective on fundraising during recessions and times of economic uncertainty after 40 years in the field.

November 23, 2022
Publication

CCS Philanthropy Pulse

CCS’s annual Philanthropy Pulse reports provide nonprofits with helpful data to navigate the ever-evolving philanthropic space. The survey that will inform our 2023 report closed on November 17, 2022.

October 27, 2022

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