CCS is a trusted advisor to associations looking to build and elevate their fundraising programs.

We offer a wide variety of services to help associations make a difference for their members and the professions they serve. We understand the nuances of fundraising for associations and their foundations as a result of our deep partnerships in the sector.

Featured Case Studies

American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

As the official Foundation of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD), the AASLD Foundation seeks to save lives by aggressively pursuing the prevention and ultimate cure of liver disease. Over the past 15 years, CCS has conducted two successful campaigns for AASLD.

American Hotel & Lodging Association

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

Since 1996, the American Hotel & Lodging Association Educational Foundation (AHLEF) and CCS have raised over $23.9 million for four campaigns to strengthen this industry. The most recent effort—Opening Doors to Opportunity —recently surpassed its $8 million campaign goal to fund scholarships, professional development programs, and research.

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Resources for Association Leaders


5 Tips to Turn Volunteers into Donors

January 11, 2023

Volunteers can become invaluable donors with the right approach. Read our article to learn how to leverage these relationships.


Fundraising Perspective After Nearly 40 Years of Economic Fluctuation

November 23, 2022

Here’s my perspective on fundraising during recessions and times of economic uncertainty after 40 years in the field.


2023 Philanthropic Landscape, 12th Edition

August 29th, 2023

Featuring essential philanthropic research from all major sources in the industry, this exclusive report examines key themes in American philanthropy and the latest data on giving by US individuals, foundations, and corporations.