We partner with nonprofit leaders at pivotal moments. Our clients want to take their organizations to the next level, make game-changing investments in their communities, or tackle a major societal challenge. There are few places like CCS where you work every day with people who are not only ambitious, but who are also absolutely committed to doing something for the greater good.

Sarah leads CCS’s Boston office and oversees the firm’s New England-based client partnerships. Since joining the firm in 2012, Sarah’s client engagements have spanned all major non-profit sectors and included campaign planning studies, major gift program development, interim development management, and capital campaign management. Her knowledge of the national philanthropic landscape includes direct experience designing and managing fundraising initiatives for clients across the country, with goals ranging from $3 million to $1 billion. She has specific expertise in designing and managing national, comprehensive major gift campaigns, particularly for institutions with nascent or start-up programs.

Sarah is the co-founder of CCS Elevate, the firm’s thought leadership initiative designed to apply CCS best practices to the next big questions in philanthropy. She is also a member of the firm’s Healthcare Advisory Practice.

Prior to joining CCS, Sarah managed and consulted for more than 20 political fundraising programs in the Midwest and Southern California. During her time in politics, Sarah coached candidates for local, state, and federal offices on effective fundraising strategies that allowed them to out-raise incumbents and win highly contested seats.

Select Client Partners

  • Archdiocese of Denver
  • Bay Area Discovery Museum
  • Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters
  • Celebrity Series of Boston
  • Crocker Art Museum
  • Crossroads Rhode Island
  • The Dimock Center
  • Maine Maritime Academy
  • National Coast Guard Museum
  • National Women’s Hall of Fame
  • Notre Dame High School San Jose
  • Partners In Health
  • Salve Regina University
  • T1D Fund of JDRF International
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • University of Southern Maine
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution


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Featured Insights


Fundraising in Uncertain Economic and Social Times

In this webinar in partnership with AFP Massachusetts, Senior Vice Presidents Sarah Krasin and Kate Villa explore lessons learned from previous economic cycles and how your organization can turn a time of uncertainty into a time of fundraising opportunity.

March 25, 2020

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

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.

Spring 2022

How the Affluent Population Gives: The 2021 Bank of America Study of Philanthropy Analyzed & Discussed

CCS is proud to partner with the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Bank of America on this discussion around the recent Bank of America Study of Philanthropy: Charitable Giving by Affluent Households.

April 11, 2022