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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
Article

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
Article

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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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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RFM and Wealth Screening for Major Gift Strategy

Learn how to perform an RFM analysis, the simplest tool to start narrowing your prospect list to your most impactful donors. This article contains background information and a video to lead you step-by-step into meaningful engagement.

June 29, 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 Higher Education Institutions?

How are schools 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 schools.

Spring 2022
Publication

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
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
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Engaging the Next Generation of Philanthropists

The future of philanthropy revolves around engaging our next generation of donors—Generation Z and Millennials. Understanding how to attract, retain, and grow your young professional pipeline will ensure long-term sustainability for your organization.

April 5, 2021
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