What are your biggest fundraising challenges today?
Is your organization going through a transition period, creating the opportunity to re-orient your processes and systems? Perhaps you need to figure out how to proportionately balance major gift officer portfolios. Or maybe you need to build an alumni engagement program for your school, or a grateful patient program for your hospital.
CCS consultants offer bespoke, project-based guidance and advisory services that can be tailored to your unique needs. We can work with your development team to strategize and implement fundraising programs, such as:
Major gift initiatives
We assist in developing, customizing, and carrying out donor engagement tactics. Working with your staff and volunteer leaders, we develop a pipeline of qualified prospective donors, design individual strategies to engage each of your top prospects, and coach your staff and volunteer leaders through the entire cultivation and solicitation process.
annual giving strategies
We have proven success working with a wide variety of organizations to plan and execute successful annual giving programs. We work closely with teams to examine donor behaviors, establish a donor stewardship strategy, and create an action plan to help you reach your goals.
We are experts in crafting and conveying compelling messaging and inspiring cases for support. From the initial brainstorming stages through material design and production, we distill key messages and develop a strategic plan for all digital and printed materials.
grateful patient programs
We help health institutions enhance grateful patient programs by ensuring that donor portfolios, data systems, clinician engagement, and staffing, systems, and collaborations are all optimized.
We develop and implement customized development projects for organizations around the world.
Featured Case Studies
Catholic Charities of Buffalo
CCS Fundraising helped Catholic Charities of Buffalo reinvigorate their 2022 Appeal and inspire increased donor involvement by launching a Major Gifts Program. As a result, they met their goal for the first time since 2018, grew targeted major gifts, and built fundraising resiliency.
Lake Forest College
Lake Forest College experienced its most successful Forester Day in history after CCS Fundraising helped enhance the school’s strategies for matching gift opportunities and elevate the use of their digital fundraising platforms.
CCS partnered with Navy Pier to further their impact through a critical bridge campaign and develop a plan to expand and diversify Navy Pier’s philanthropic funding sources.
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