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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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Maintaining Fundraising Success During Times of Economic Uncertainty

Nonprofit organizations can take key steps in times of financial volatility to avoid compromising their campaign or delivering on their mission.

September 21, 2022

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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
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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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How Your Healthcare Organization Can Leverage Record High Giving

In 2021, the healthcare sector received more philanthropic support than any year in history, with over $40.58 billion raised.

October 20, 2022
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Gift Planning at Religious Institutions: What You Need to Know

Learn how to create a gift planning culture to help your house of worship raise more funds and expand the reach of your faith.

October 3, 2022
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Maintaining Fundraising Success During Times of Economic Uncertainty

Nonprofit organizations can take key steps in times of financial volatility to avoid compromising their campaign or delivering on their mission.

September 21, 2022
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“If You Can’t Measure It, You Can’t Manage It” – Using Metrics to Strengthen Your Fundraising Program

Growing your fundraising program is not just about feeding your prospect pipeline or hiring more fundraisers. In today’s uncertain economy, a hospital foundation’s use of metrics is the key to increasing success.

September 19, 2022
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Three Tips to Carry the Momentum from the High Holidays

In addition to prayer and festive meals, the Jewish high holidays are a peak season of tzedakah – charity – where appeals are made, honors are auctioned off, and volunteer time is committed. With your community motivated and focused, now is an excellent time to employ these three tips for fundraising success.

September 13, 2022
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CCS Examines Philanthropic Trends Amid Steady Giving in Eleventh-Edition Report

CCS Fundraising is thrilled to share the eleventh edition Snapshot of Today’s Philanthropic Landscape. This report compiles and contextualizes research from across the field of philanthropy to help US-based nonprofits wade through the available data and create informed fundraising strategies.

September 1, 2022
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Eight Tips to Manage CRM Action Entry for Every Nonprofit

Follow our tips on data entry to stay on top of your relationships with donors.

August 16, 2022
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Developing School-Wide Support for Campaign Strategic Priorities

Whether new or established, Heads of School have a unique opportunity to build a strong strategic plan and case for support for a major campaign as the summer comes to a close.

August 8, 2022
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