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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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Jewish Values and Philanthropy: Q & A with Former CCS Partner, Michael Waldman, CEO of Minnesota Jewish Community Center (JCC)

Philanthropy runs deep for Michael Waldman, CEO of Minnesota Jewish Community Center (JCC). Learn how Jewish values have impacted the JCC’s fundraising, and how the JCC adapted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

June 8, 2022
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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
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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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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.

October 25, 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

Optimizing Major Gift Portfolios Using Predictive Modeling Scores

Major gift portfolios determine where relationship managers’ time and energy will be focused. How can nonprofits make sure they’re focusing on the right donors?

June 4, 2021
Publication

Religious Organization Spotlight: CCS Philanthropic Climate Survey, 4th Edition

This special report spotlights the 68 Religious Organization responses from CCS’s fourth-edition Philanthropic Climate Survey.

January 31, 2021
Publication

Philanthropic Climate Survey Report, 4th Edition

CCS’s fourth-edition Philanthropic Climate Survey report provides a snapshot of how more than 1,000 respondents from across the nonprofit community are persevering amid challenges, evolving their fundraising tactics, and planning for 2021 and beyond.

January 14, 2021
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