Kate Villa

Corporate Vice President
Boston, MA

"CCS is a critical partner in creating the culture of philanthropy that elevates our clients’ ability to inspire donors, leading to transformational gifts for important causes. It is an honor to be part of this essential work.”

Kate Villa has been helping to design, plan, and implement successful fundraising campaigns since she worked for her University’s development office while in college. She truly enjoys creating and executing campaign plans that connect donors’ passions with projects that change the world. Kate’s 25 years of experience, first as a chief development officer and now with CCS, have included: comprehensive campaign design and management, planning studies, and leading teams of staff and volunteer leadership to develop unique strategies and solutions to achieve ambitious fundraising goals.

Kate graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy and Columbia College. She is a former Vice-Chair of the Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center, the past President of AFP of Northern New England, and the President Elect of AFP Massachusetts. When not working or volunteering for good causes, she can often be found trying new recipes or restaurants, skiing in her native state of Vermont, training for a long bike ride, or at the beach with friends and family.

Featured Projects

  • Avon Old Farms School
  • Bangor Public Library
  • Boston Latin School
  • Bridge Over Troubled Waters
  • Buckingham, Browne & Nichols School
  • Cristo Rey Boston High School
  • The DREAM Program
  • Dublin School
  • Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center
  • New Hampton School
  • Newton Wellesley Hospital
  • Revolutionary Spaces (Old State House/Old South Meeting House)