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Bob Weston brings to CCS 30 years of independent school experience and expertise as an educator, administrator, and fundraiser.  Over the span of his career, Bob has held several senior administrative positions, and worked extensively on hiring and recruiting faculty, collaborating on institutional strategic planning, and directing annual, major gifts, and capital campaign fundraising programs.

In his most recent role as Associate Head for External Affairs at St. George’s School, Bob directed the communications, alumni relations, and development offices, while also serving as the school’s chief fundraiser.  He spearheaded the school’s From These Walls capital campaign, which raised over $32 million for programs, facilities, and endowment.  He also directed the fundraising efforts to raise $3.5 million for the construction of two turf fields, and he helped to grow the annual fund during the school’s capital campaign.

As an experienced fundraiser and school administrator, Bob’s deep knowledge of independent schools’ culture, programs, and fundraising needs uniquely positions him to serve our independent clients well.

Bob received his MA in English literature from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English and his BA in English from Amherst College, where he also captained the men’s varsity basketball team.

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Featured Insights


The CCS Philanthropy Pulse: What Does the Data Say and What Does it Mean for Healthcare Institutions?

Spring 2022

How are healthcare institutions 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 healthcare organizations.


Independent School Fundraising Strategy: Making the Most of Your Summer Months

June 24, 2020

For most nonprofit organizations, the future of fundraising remains uncertain. This is especially true of educational institutions. However, these institutions also have a summer break that can allow them some time to plan ahead for any contingency.


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.