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Perspectives on Philanthropy — Giving USA 2022

Join the discussion about philanthropic trends revealed by the Giving USA 2022 report by registering for any of our upcoming events.

Thursday, July 14, 2022
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Philanthropic Landscape Report, 11th Edition

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

July 20, 2021

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Meeting the Moment: A Case Study on Building a Successful Planned Giving Program for an Arts & Culture Institution in the Jewish Sector

CCS’s partnership with Holocaust Museum LA (HMLA) serves as a helpful example of how to design an effective planned giving program.

June 24, 2022
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Perspectives on Philanthropy: Giving USA 2022 Release Webinar

CCS Fundraising is proud to partner with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy on this webinar marking the June 21 release of Giving USA 2022: The Annual Report on Philanthropy.

June 21, 2022
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The CCS Philanthropy Pulse: What Does the Data Say and What Does it Mean for Arts and Culture Organizations?

How are arts and culture 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 100 arts and culture organizations.

Spring 2022
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CCS Philanthropy Pulse

The CCS Philanthropy Pulse survey report provides a window into the fundraising practices of almost 900 organizations based on data collected in late 2021. Check out both our main report and sector-specific spotlights for Arts & Culture, Health, Higher Education, Human Services, Independent Schools, and Religion.

January 25, 2022
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Donor Dialogues with Lindsay Freyermuth

Join Lindsay Freyermuth, Senior Vice President at CCS Fundraising, for a series of conversations with community leaders about the current state of philanthropy, the donor experience, and insights into the donor and volunteer mindset.

October 18, 2021
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Developing an International Fundraising Program

Nonprofit organizations with missions and activities that connect them with an international community should consider whether pursuing international donors is a viable strategy in their annual fundraising plans. This article lays out four key areas for nonprofits to consider before launching an international fundraising program.

August 10, 2021
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Transitioning Crisis-Based Donors to Mission-Based Donors

Nonprofit institutions across the country received an influx of donors in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. How might these organizations encourage donors to offer long-term mission support after making short-term crisis donations?

March 2021
Article

Top Five Tips for Creating Robust Major Gift Portfolios Using CRM Data

These five tips will help your development department leverage the data in its donor database to ensure the right prospects are in gift officers’ portfolios.

July 28, 2021
Publication

Philanthropic Landscape Report, 11th Edition

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

July 20, 2021
Article

Dos and Don’ts of Using Your Database for Fundraising Success

Your database only functions as well as the staff managing it. Building human-backed processes and systems for CRM maintenance will help your nonprofit strengthen its library of institutional knowledge on donors and empower fundraisers with the information they need to succeed. Check out CCS consultant Mariama Holman’s tips for using your database for fundraising success!

July 8, 2021
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