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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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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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8 Donor Stewardship Best Practices

May 23, 2024

Learn important ways to build relationships with your donors and keep them engaged in your organization’s mission. This, in turn, will ensure that your organization continues to experience fundraising growth.

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Leading Nonprofit Consulting Firm Unveils Cutting Edge Position Paper on AI in Fundraising

May 20, 2024

CCS Fundraising, a leader in nonprofit fundraising and strategic consulting, announces new cutting-edge position paper on AI in Fundraising.

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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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Why Your Church Should Consider an Increased Offertory Program

May 14, 2024

To keep up with inflation and growing expenses, it is vital that churches also grow donor giving over time. An increased offertory campaign can help begin that process.

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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 Find 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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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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