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CCS Survey Reveals Successful Virtual Donor Engagement Results and Positive Signs for Nonprofit Fundraising in 2021

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began nearly a year ago, one of the central questions in the minds of nonprofit leaders and fundraisers has continually been can we raise money effectively in a virtual world? The latest results from CCS’s Philanthropic Climate Survey—which encompass responses from more than 1,000 individuals representing nonprofits across sectors—help show that […]

CCS Survey Shows Improved Fundraising Trends and Evolved Donor Engagement Tactics

The first two installments of CCS Fundraising’s Philanthropic Climate Survey series in May and June 2020 documented the immediate effects of a crisis in nonprofit fundraising. Our third-edition survey conducted from September 9 to September 16, 2020 provides a window into a nonprofit sector that—at this point, half a year into the global pandemic—has moved […]

CCS Fundraising Research Shows Nonprofit Resiliency During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic had an immediate and major impact on nonprofit fundraising in the first few months of the crisis. While the picture still remains challenging for many organizations, new data from a large-scale CCS Fundraising survey of nonprofit organizations suggests that the philanthropic landscape has improved markedly thanks in part to innovative approaches to […]

Nonprofit Survey Reveals Majority of Organizations Continuing Campaigns During COVID-19

Most nonprofits have moved forward with major fundraising efforts—with appropriate modifications—despite the impact of the current global health pandemic, according to a new CCS Fundraising study of 1,183 professionals representing nonprofit organizations across all major philanthropic sectors. Only 9 respondents (less than 1%) noted campaign cancellations. This news comes as nonprofits prepare for a downward […]