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Ian Swedish, Managing Director, is a CCS Partner that leads the Philadelphia, Australia and networked nonprofit markets. His work spans organizations that are regional, national, and global in scale. Ian joined CCS in 2010 and brings over 22 years of experience overlapping support in the nonprofit and private sectors as a consultant and manager. He counsels nonprofit clients in strategic planning initiatives, feasibility analysis, data analytics, capital campaigns, and broad scale plan activation. He has led transformational initiatives across all sectors and the globe for clients that generate annual philanthropic revenue ranging from $3 million to $5 billion.

Ian has developed a deep skillset on the intersection of data and fundraising strategy. He led the firm’s data analytics special strategic planning initiative to develop a shared service platform working across CCS that provides stand-alone services such as predictive modeling, forecasting, and benchmarking for fundraising strategy and planning.

Additionally, Ian provides leadership of a private family foundation guiding strategy for over $50 million in assets and its annual philanthropic distribution. The foundation supports charities across the globe to create a more socially equitable and just world through the lens of education and opportunity. Ian also serves as a Board member for various organizations working in the nonprofit and education space.

Ian is an active member of the Philadelphia community and currently serves on boards at the PHILADELPHIA250 and Christo Rey High School as well as a foster parent.

Ian holds an MBA and MPP from the Ross School of Business and the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. He received a BA in Philosophy from the University of Vermont and studied at the University of Wollongong in New South Wales.


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The CCS Philanthropy Pulse: What Does the Data Say and What Does it Mean for Human Services Nonprofits?

Spring 2022

How are human services organizations 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 200 human services organizations.