It is a genuine privilege to partner and collaborate with mission-oriented organizations that have enriched educational experiences, driven medical advances, fostered faith formation, and pioneered new initiatives for the betterment of our local and global community.

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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
  • Catholic Health Services
  • Diocese of Brooklyn
  • Fordham University
  • Girl Scouts of Greater New York
  • Guide Dog & America’s Vet Dogs
  • National Urban League
  • NewYork-Presbyterian
  • New York Hall of Science
  • Northwell Health
  • Statue of Liberty – The Ellis Island Foundation
  • The Nature Conservancy

Headquarters: New York

527 Madison Avenue
5th Floor
New York, NY 10022

(212) 695-1175


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Unlock the Power of Planned Giving! Learn how to strengthen donor relationships, boost immediate & future cash flow, and establish a foundation for sustainability through this informative video.


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CCS is proud to partner with the IU Lilly Family School of Philanthropy and Bank of America on this discussion around the 2021 Bank of America Study of Philanthropy: Charitable Giving by Affluent Households.