Peter Hoskow

Principal & Managing Director
Chicago, IL


“We are afforded this unbelievable chance to work side by side with folks who’ve devoted their careers to making the world a better place. That passion and level of commitment proves one person can impact positive change.”

Peter Hoskow has devoted his entire career to understanding nonprofits from every angle, partnering with them to develop sustainable solutions to solve complex funding needs. The privilege to work side‐by‐side with institutional leaders, committed philanthropists, and dedicated experts drives Peter’s passion for CCS Fundraising’s impactful work.

Peter grounds his fundraising strategy with a prepared, personalized approach. His partnerships have deepened and sustained the impact of critical missions: Feeding the hungry, enhancing education, increasing access to life‐saving healthcare, and broadening access to the arts.

As Principal and Managing Director, Peter oversees CCS’s Central United States operations. He serves as the core leader of a passionate, dedicated team of fundraising experts, guiding solutions‐oriented partnerships across the region.

His clients appreciate the zeal, creativity, and responsiveness he brings to each of his engagements, as well as over 20 years’ experience in development strategic planning, lead and principal gift programs, capital campaign planning and management, foundation and corporate giving, grassroots fundraising strategies, board development and engagement, and data utilization.

As part of his dedication the philanthropic sector, Peter serves on the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy’s Board of Visitors. He is also a member of the Leadership Council of Loyola University’s Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility. Peter resides in Chicago’s Roscoe Village neighborhood and holds a strong commitment to enhancing responsible social innovation in his home city.

Peter is a recognized expert in philanthropy, and his presentations and workshops have been featured for the Association of Fundraising Professions (AFP), Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Independent Schools Association of the Central States (ISACS), and International Catholic Stewardship Council (ICSC).

He is a proud graduate of Marquette University. Peter still holds deep ties to the state; his favorite way to spend his free time is on a lake in Wisconsin, surrounded by his family.

Featured Projects

Higher Education

  • Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH
  • College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI
  • Del Mar College, Corpus Christi, TX
  • Maryville University, St. Louis, MO
  • Michigan State University College of Law
  • Ambrose University, Davenport, IA
  • Catherine University, St. Paul, MN
  • Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
  • University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • University of Cincinnati, OH
  • University of Illinois Foundation, IL
  • University of Texas at Austin, TX
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX
  • University of Wisconsin‐Milwaukee, WI
  • University of Wisconsin‐Platteville Foundation, WI
  • Ursuline College, Cleveland, OH
  • Walsh College, Troy, MI


  • Anshe Emet Synagogue, Chicago, IL
  • Benedictine Order of Cleveland, OH
  • Congregation B’Nai Amoona, St. Louis, MO
  • Jewish Community Center of Indianapolis, IN
  • Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, La Crosse, WI
  • Temple Congregation Ohabai Sholom, Nashville, TN
  • Temple Israel, Minneapolis, MN


  • Archdiocese of Chicago, IL
  • Archdiocese of Cincinnati, OH
  • Archdiocese of Denver, CO
  • Archdiocese of Miami, FL
  • Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, OK
  • Diocese of Amarillo, TX
  • Diocese of Austin, TX
  • Diocese of Corpus Christi, TX
  • Diocese of Des Moines, IA
  • Diocese of Honolulu, HI
  • Diocese of Fort Wayne‐South Bend, IN
  • Diocese of Lafayette, LA


  • Advocate Charitable Foundation, Park Ridge, IL
  • Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Downers Grove, IL
  • Advocate Good Shepherd Medical Center, Barrington, IL
  • Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation, Little Rock, AR
  • Children’s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO
  • Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
  • Glaucoma Research Foundation, San Francisco, CA
  • Kettering Health Network, Kettering, OH
  • LCMC Health, New Orleans, LA
  • Loyola University Health System, Chicago, IL
  • Mason General Hospital Foundation, Shelton, WA
  • MetroHealth Foundation, Cleveland, OH
  • National Jewish Health, Denver, CO
  • RiverStone Health Foundation, Billings, MT
  • Summa Foundation, Akron, OH
  • University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, CA
  • University of California, Davis Health System, CA
  • University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Primary & Secondary Education

  • Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, Chicago, IL
  • Bishop Lynch High School, Dallas, TX
  • Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School, Indianapolis, IN
  • Cathedral High School, Indianapolis, IN
  • Cristo Rey Network, Chicago, IL
  • Detroit Country Day School, Beverly Hills, MI
  • Ensworth School, Nashville, TN
  • The Fay School, Houston, TX
  • Hawken School, Gates Mills, OH
  • KIPP Academy, San Francisco, CA
  • Near North Montessori School, Chicago, IL
  • Northeast Christian Academy/The Covenant Preparatory School, Kingwood, TX
  • Providence St. Mel School, Chicago, IL
  • The Roeper School, Birmingham, MI
  • Rogers Park Montessori School, Chicago, IL
  • Roncalli High School, Indianapolis, IN
  • San Juan Diego High School, Austin, TX
  • Edwards High School, Lakewood, OH
  • Ignatius College Prep, Chicago, IL
  • John’s Northwestern Military Academy, Delafield, WI
  • Paul Academy and Summit School, St. Paul, MN
  • University School of Milwaukee, WI

Human Service

  • After School Matters, Chicago, IL
  • The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, WA
  • The Boys Scouts of America Foundation, Irving, TX
  • The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Iowa, West Des Moines, IA
  • The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, WI
  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Chicago, IL
  • The Community House, Birmingham, MI
  • Evans Scholars Foundation, Golf, IL
  • Feeding America, Chicago, IL
  • Feeding South Florida, Pembroke Place, FL
  • Girl Scouts of Eastern Washington Northern Idaho, Spokane, WA
  • Girl Scouts of the Northwestern Great Lakes, Appleton, WI
  • Goodwill Industries, Seattle, WA
  • Kiwanis International Foundation, Indianapolis, IN
  • Salvation Army Metropolitan Division, Chicago, IL
  • Salvation Army of Greater Cleveland, OH
  • Scripps Howard Foundation, Cincinnati, OH
  • The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International, Evanston, IL
  • United Way of Greater Chicago, IL
  • YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
  • YMCA of the USA, Chicago, IL Culture


  • Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA
  • Denver Zoo, CO
  • Kansas City Symphony, MO
  • Michigan Opera Theatre, Detroit, MI
  • Nashville Public Radio, TN
  • Ohio Veterans Memorial Museum, Columbus, OH
  • Playhouse Square, Cleveland, OH
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland, OH