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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 Pulse 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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Making the Case for Endowment at Your Independent School

May 9, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic and the fluctuating economy in the years since revealed how critical endowments are for the growth and sustainability of independent schools. Learn how to make the case for an endowment at your school with our concrete tactics.

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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 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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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.

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CCS Philanthropy Pulse

February 15, 2024

The 2024 CCS Philanthropy Pulse 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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Enhance Your Year-End Fundraising With Gift Planning

August 31, 2023

Year-end fundraising campaigns are an opportunity to provide donors with every possible option to support your mission.

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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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Independent School Fundraising: What Now, if No Campaign?

August 14, 2023

If conditions are not yet optimal for a campaign, consider these tactics to advance your school’s fundraising efforts.

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Raising and Investing Endowment Capital in the US Education Sector

August 2023

Explore endowment fundraising best practices for your US-based educational institution through our report.

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