Our nonprofit partners provide critical services to build and maintain thriving communities. Through my work at CCS, I’m grateful for the opportunity to partner with our client and community leaders to advance growth, change, and the public good.

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Becky Kiely is a Senior Vice President with the Central United States team at CCS Fundraising. Since joining the firm in 2018, she has worked across sectors to direct campaigns and studies from $6M to $1B, and to collaborate with leaders to grow their teams’ capacity. Becky brings a care for relationship management, focused attention to detail, and strong communication skills to every client partnership. She helps client partners stay nimble to opportunity and focused on team development, with a goal to ensure organizations grow and learn alongside their fundraising success. Becky has expertise in campaign planning and management, case development, major gifts strategy, staff and board training, and volunteer engagement.

Within CCS, Becky is passionate about building an inclusive team and developing diverse talent. She supports recruitment and leadership development both within the Central US team and across the firm.

Prior to joining CCS, Becky worked as a frontline fundraiser in both secondary and higher education. Becky worked at Loyola University Chicago in corporate and foundation fundraising, and at Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Pilsen in scholarship fundraising, board management, and development operations. Becky earned her MBA in the Baumhart Scholars Program at Loyola University Chicago – a selective program within the Quinlan School of Business that prepares leaders from the private, government, and social sectors to thrive at the intersection of profit and purpose. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.

select client partners

  • Arkansas Children’s
  • Christ Church Grosse Pointe
  • Easterseals serving Chicagoland and Greater Rockford
  • Edgewood College
  • Fenwick High School
  • Froedtert Hospital & Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Greater Cleveland Food Bank
  • Grinnell College
  • Harris Theater
  • John Carroll University
  • Mercy Health Foundation
  • Nine PBS
  • Northwestern Memorial Foundation
  • Second Harvest Heartland
  • University School of Milwaukee
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • Versiti Blood Research Institute


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Featured Projects

Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital

Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital

Central US

CCS partnered with the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) and Froedtert Hospital to plan and manage their first joint comprehensive campaign, ultimately raising more than $300M.

Featured Insights


How to Maintain Donor Engagement During a Crisis: Key Considerations and Guidance

March 30, 2020

With the COVID-19 crisis impacting the philanthropic landscape, nonprofit organizations across all sizes and sectors share the same question: how do we engage our donors, and what sort of outreach is appreciated and appropriate?