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AI in Fundraising

May 20, 2024

Elevate your nonprofit’s fundraising strategies with artificial intelligence (AI)! CCS’s newest thought leadership provides valuable insights, strategies, and tools to propel your organization and achieve unprecedented mission success.

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CCS Philanthropy Pulse

February 15, 2024

The 2024 CCS Philanthropy PulseĀ report serves as a guide for fundraisers, offering insights into the modern strategies nonprofits employ for development and highlighting avenues for fundraising success.

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2023 Philanthropic Landscape, 12th Edition

August 29th, 2023

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.

CCS helps nonprofits plan and implement transformational development programs.

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Perspectives on Philanthropy | Giving USA 2024

June 25, 2024

Be among the first to learn the latest philanthropic trends that will be unveiled in Giving USA 2024: The Annual Report on Philanthropy!

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Custom GPTs for Fundraising: A Nonprofit Guide

May 31, 2024

Learn about Custom Generative Pre-Trained Transformers (GPTs), their application in fundraising, and how you can harness their capabilities to streamline your fundraising efforts and forge deeper connections with donors.

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Optimize Major Gift Portfolios Using Predictive Modeling Scores

May 30, 2024

Major gift portfolios determine where relationship managers will spend their time and energy. So, how can nonprofits ensure they’re focusing on the right donors?

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8 Donor Stewardship Best Practices

May 23, 2024

Learn important ways to build relationships with your donors and keep them engaged in your organization’s mission. This, in turn, will ensure that your organization continues to experience fundraising growth.

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Leading Nonprofit Consulting Firm Unveils Cutting Edge Position Paper on AI in Fundraising

May 20, 2024

CCS Fundraising, a leader in nonprofit fundraising and strategic consulting, announces new cutting-edge position paper on AI in Fundraising.

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AI in Fundraising

May 20, 2024

Elevate your nonprofit’s fundraising strategies with artificial intelligence (AI)! CCS’s newest thought leadership provides valuable insights, strategies, and tools to propel your organization and achieve unprecedented mission success.

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Why Your Church Should Consider an Increased Offertory Program

May 14, 2024

To keep up with inflation and growing expenses, it is vital that churches also grow donor giving over time. An increased offertory campaign can help begin that process.

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Your Guide to Finding, Engaging, and Retaining the Next Donor Generation

May 13, 2024

The future of philanthropy revolves around engaging our next generation of donorsā€”Generation Z and Millennials. Understanding how to attract, retain, and grow your young professional pipeline will ensure long-term sustainability for your organization.

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Major Donor Fundraising: Finding New Prospects With Predictive AI

May 10, 2024

CCS’s Senior Data Scientist John Sammis explains how your nonprofit can use predictive AI to unearth new major giving potential in your donor database.

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