We are afforded this unbelievable chance to work side by side with folks who’ve devoted their careers to making the world a better place. That passion and level of commitment proves one person can impact positive change.

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Peter Hoskow is Principal and Managing Director of CCS Fundraising’s Central United States Team which includes twenty states across the central and southern U.S. including Texas. He is a Senior Equity Holder serving on both the Board of Managers and Board of Directors at CCS. He leads over one hundred passionate and dedicated fundraising professionals and experts, guiding solutions‐oriented partnerships across the region. He has devoted his career to understanding nonprofits from every angle and partnering with them to develop sustainable solutions to solve complex funding needs. The privilege to work side‐by‐side with institutional leaders, committed philanthropists, and dedicated experts drives his passion for impactful work. He has helped design and implement hundreds of fundraising initiatives that have raised over $5 billion to make a positive impact.

Peter grounds his fundraising strategy with a prepared, personalized approach. His partnerships have deepened and sustained the impact of critical missions: feeding the hungry, enhancing education, increasing access to life‐saving healthcare, and broadening access to the arts. His clients appreciate the zeal, creativity, and responsiveness he brings to each of his engagements, as well as over 20 years’ experience in development, strategic planning, lead and principal gift programs, capital campaign planning and management, foundation and corporate giving, grassroots fundraising strategies, board development and engagement, and data utilization.

As part of Peter’s commitment to the philanthropic sector, he serves on the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s Board of Visitors. He is a member of the Leadership Council of Loyola University’s Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility and serves as adjunct faculty at Loyola University Chicago, Quinlan School of Business. As a recognized expert in philanthropy his work has been featured with the Association of Fundraising Professions (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), the Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), and the International Catholic Stewardship Council (ICSC). In addition, he founded the Big East Advancement Consortium, and regularly partners in speaking engagements with CASE and Woodmark.

Peter resides in Chicago’s Roscoe Village neighborhood and holds a strong commitment to enhancing responsible social innovation in his home city. He is a proud graduate of Marquette University and has deep ties to the state; his favorite way to spend his free time is on a lake in Wisconsin, surrounded by his family.

select client partners

  • Adler Planetarium, Chicago, IL
  • Advocate Charitable Foundation, Park Ridge, IL
  • Archdiocese of Chicago, IL
  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, Little Rock
  • Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, Chicago, IL
  • Brookfield Zoo, IL
  • Children’s Health, Dallas, TX
  • Cristo Rey Network, Chicago, IL
  • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • Evans Scholars Foundation, Golf, IL
  • Feeding America, Chicago, IL
  • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Goodwill Industries International, Rockville, MD
  • Hawken School, Gates Mills, OH
  • Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Chicago, IL
  • Loyola University Chicago, IL
  • Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
  • Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, TN
  • MetroHealth Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • Minnesota Public Radio, St. Paul, MN
  • Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
  • Northwestern Memorial Foundation, Chicago, IL
  • Obama Foundation, Chicago, IL
  • Partners in Health, Boston, MA
  • St. Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, IL
  • St. Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul, MN
  • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA
  • The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, Evanston, IL
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas System, Austin
  • Vero Beach Museum of Art, FL
  • YMCA of the USA, Chicago, IL


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Re-Imaging Your Fundraising: Navigating The Challenges Presented by Coronavirus

April 27, 2020

Join CCS Chairman Robert Kissane, Principal & Managing Director Peter Hoskow, and Managing Director Miriam Droller for an engaging presentation offering new fundraising guidelines and strategies in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.