Tom Kissane is fortunate to have spent his 30-year professional fundraising career exclusively with CCS. During that time, he has partnered with hundreds of extraordinary organizations in designing, implementing, and providing strategic oversight to over 1,000 fundraising initiatives. The programs for which Tom has provided counsel have raised more than $3 billion on cumulative goals of $2.5 billion.
Tom’s areas of expertise include feasibility and planning studies, landscape analysis, development audits, philanthropic assessment programs, major capital campaigns, annual giving efforts, endowment fundraising, and board recruitment. He focuses on major gift identification and solicitation, campaign management, and client relations.
Tom currently serves on the Board of Trustees for St. Mary’s Children’s Healthcare System in Bayside as well as the De La Salle School in Freeport, and also serves on the Editorial Review Board of Giving USA. He resides in Douglaston, Queens with his wife Shalini and their daughters Leela and Priya.
select client partners
- American Red Cross
- Archdiocese of New York
- Diocese of Brooklyn
- Girl Scouts of Greater New York
- Guide Dog & America’s Vet Dogs
- National Urban League
- New York Hall of Science
- Northwell Health
- Statue of Liberty – The Ellis Island Foundation
- The Nature Conservancy
- The State University of New York, NY
- Wagner College