Explore practical tools, guidance, resources, and reflections on the topics that are top-of-mind for nonprofit leaders and fundraisers.



CCS Philanthropy Pulse

February 16, 2023

CCS’s annual Philanthropy Pulse report provides nonprofits with helpful data to navigate the ever-evolving philanthropic space.


Philanthropic Landscape Report, 11th Edition

September 1st, 2022

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.


Fundraising Perspective After Nearly 40 Years of Economic Fluctuation

November 23, 2022

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

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Slam Dunk Donor Engagement To Celebrate Your University’s Wins

March 23, 2023

So, your team just made The Big Dance? Here are some tips to engage your higher education institution’s donor base in the Madness.


2023 Gift Planning Report

March 23, 2023

Help shape the future of gift planning by participating in our short survey! The survey is currently OPEN and will close on Friday, April 14, 2023. It will inform our new, specialized report on planned giving.


Raising & Investing Endowment Capital in the Education Sector

March 2023

This report is a collaboration between CCS Fundraising and Koda Capital and explores endowment fundraising best practices for Australian educational institutions.


Planned Giving in 1-3 Hours a Week

March 9, 2023

This video, presented by CCS Fundraising’s Gift Planning Practice Group, will help you learn how you can make significant advances with planned giving — in just 1-3 hours a week!


Establishing Major Gift Campaign Success: 3 Early Steps Every Religious Organization Should Take

March 8, 2023

Take initial steps to identify major donors and secure early major gifts in your faith organization’s capital campaign.


Storytelling with Faculty for Fundraising

February 24, 2023

Learn how you can engage faculty as key storytellers to convey your school’s mission and value for fundraising.


Innovation Powered by Fundraising with Ability Beyond

February 23, 2023

Learn how you can apply one organization’s forward-thinking approaches and expert fundraising strategies to your team’s operations.


Philanthropy Pulse Report Library

February 16, 2023

Discover CCS’s first edition of the Philanthropy Pulse report from 2022.


CCS Philanthropy Pulse: Arts and Culture Spotlight

February 16, 2023

This Arts & Culture Spotlight is adapted from the CCS Fundraising 2023 Philanthropy Pulse report to provide an in-depth look at nonprofits in this sector.