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The Philanthropy Outlook 2024 and 2025

March 13, 2024

Strengthen your fundraising strategy this year and next with this data-driven publication, revealing predictive insights for the philanthropic sector in the years ahead.

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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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Proposals That Stand Out: Adding Financial Illustrations to Blended Gift Requests

April 25, 2024

Seeking gift strategies and tips for building effective proposals? Explore this on-demand video.

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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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How to Identify New Major Gift Prospects With Predictive Modeling

May 10, 2024

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

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Proposals That Stand Out: Adding Financial Illustrations to Blended Gift Requests

April 25, 2024

Seeking gift strategies and tips for building effective proposals? Explore this on-demand video.

Article

Your Guide to Increasing and Diversifying Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising Revenue

April 19, 2024

Today’s nonprofits need to increase and diversify their revenue streams for sustainability. This article will help you learn how to make the most of your fundraising efforts.

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6 Fundraising Event Tips Your Nonprofit Needs Today

April 18, 2024

Fundraising events can bolster your nonprofit’s giving strategy if you plan and execute them effectively. Drive donor engagement, retention, and, ultimately, giving to your organization with our fundraising event tips.

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Corporate Fundraising Strategies for Nonprofits

March 28, 2024

Learn corporate priorities and stewardship approaches to ensure unprecedented and sustainable support for your nonprofit.

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Your Fundraising Forecast Template for 2024

March 28, 2024

Projecting fundraising revenue can always feel daunting, especially during economic and political uncertainty. CCS Fundraising is here to help you plan for 2024 and beyond with tactical guidance and a downloadable fundraising revenue forecast template.

Publication

The Philanthropy Outlook 2024 and 2025

March 13, 2024

Strengthen your fundraising strategy this year and next with this data-driven publication, revealing predictive insights for the philanthropic sector in the years ahead.

Video

Philanthropy and Economic Outlook Webinar

March 12, 2024

The economy’s impact on philanthropy is one of the most pressing topics for nonprofit leaders today. Plan your organization’s fundraising with confidence with this on-demand video.

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