This special report spotlights the 68 Religious Organization responses from CCS’s fourth-edition Philanthropic Climate Survey.

Our survey results provide a snapshot of how responding organizations are persevering amid challenges, evolving their fundraising tactics, and planning for 2021 and beyond.

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KEY FINDINGS

  • 21% of respondents reported an increase in fundraising due to the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020
  • More than a third of respondents said they expect an increase in fundraising in 2021 from major gifts, annual appeals, and direct marketing
  • Though only 39% of respondents reported conducting a virtual major gift solicitation during the pandemic, 74% of those who conducted virtual requests said they were as successful or more successful than typical in-person solicitations

To explore data from 1,000+ respondents across nonprofit sectors, check out our main fourth-edition report.

If you have any questions about this survey or about CCS in general, please contact marketing@ccsfundraising.com.

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