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.

Private: American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

Since 1984, CCS has partnered with the Foundation on four unique campaigns and fundraising engagements raising over $20 million. Most recently, CCS directed an $8 million campaign to fund scholarships, professional development programs, and industry-trend research to further empower the profession.

Rheumatology Research Foundation

Mid-Atlantic and Southeast U.S.

The Rheumatology Research Foundation and CCS have collaborated on two successful campaigns, raising more than $90 million for endowment, research, and special programming to provide relief for those suffering from rheumatoid arthritis. The Foundation and CCS worked closely to launch a new $75 million campaign.

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Resources for Association Leaders


Philanthropic Landscape Report, 11th Edition

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.

September 1st, 2022

Dos and Don’ts of Using Your Database for Fundraising Success

Your database only functions as well as the staff managing it. Building human-backed processes and systems for CRM maintenance will help your nonprofit strengthen its library of institutional knowledge on donors and empower fundraisers with the information they need to succeed. Check out CCS consultant Mariama Holman’s tips for using your database for fundraising success!

July 8, 2021

Philanthropic Climate Survey Report, 4th Edition

CCS’s fourth-edition Philanthropic Climate Survey report provides a snapshot of how more than 1,000 respondents from across the nonprofit community are persevering amid challenges, evolving their fundraising tactics, and planning for 2021 and beyond.

January 14, 2021