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Perspectives on Philanthropy | Giving USA 2024

June 25, 2024

Explore this webinar marking the release of Giving USA 2024: The Annual Report on Philanthropy, presented by CCS Fundraising in partnership with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy!

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AI in Fundraising

May 20, 2024

Elevate your nonprofit’s fundraising strategies with artificial intelligence (AI)! CCS’s newest thought leadership provides valuable insights, strategies, and tools to propel your organization and achieve unprecedented mission success.

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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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Custom GPTs for Fundraising: A Nonprofit Guide

May 31, 2024

Learn about Custom Generative Pre-Trained Transformers (GPTs), their application in fundraising, and how you can harness their capabilities to streamline your fundraising efforts and forge deeper connections with donors.

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Optimize Major Gift Portfolios Using Predictive Modeling Scores

May 30, 2024

Major gift portfolios determine where relationship managers will spend their time and energy. So, how can nonprofits ensure they’re focusing on the right donors?

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AI in Fundraising

May 20, 2024

Elevate your nonprofit’s fundraising strategies with artificial intelligence (AI)! CCS’s newest thought leadership provides valuable insights, strategies, and tools to propel your organization and achieve unprecedented mission success.

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Major Donor Fundraising: Finding New Prospects With Predictive AI

May 10, 2024

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

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DEI in Advancement Services: Q&A With CCS’s Felecia McCree and Vered Siegel

February 9, 2024

Learn why and how DEI principles should be integrated in advancement services through our conversation with CCS Fundraising’s own Vered Siegel, Senior Director, and Felecia McCree, Senior Director, Systems.

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How to Measure Affiliation with RFM Scores and Wealth Screening

November 30, 2023

Learn how to measure affiliation through RFM analysis in this presentation by CCS Fundraising’s Data Analytics team and Hagerstown Community College’s Senior Director of College Advancement Dr. Ashley Whaley.

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Revolutionizing Fundraising Part III: Guiding Questions for Nonprofit AI Implementation

October 16, 2023

As access to AI-driven software increases, our guiding questions for AI implementation will help your organization decide whether and how to use artificial intelligence.

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2023 Philanthropic Landscape, 12th Edition

August 29th, 2023

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.

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Revolutionizing Fundraising Part II: 5 Nonprofit Sector AI Application Examples

June 20, 2023

Artificial Intelligence can help nonprofits make strong connections, create lasting impact, and build a bright fundraising future.

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