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Pivoting Your Case for Support and Fundraising Plan: Relevant Action Steps in the Time of COVID-19

CCS's Kate Villa is joined by Denella Clark (President of Boston Arts Academy Foundation), Melissa Cording (Director of Development of Bridge Over Troubled Waters), Andrea Finnerty (Chief Development Officer of Cambridge School of Weston), and David Woodruff (AVP and COO of MIT Resource Development) to answer questions and share experiences about how organizations can and must shift short-term action plans while remaining focused on long-term vision.

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Navigating the Challenges COVID-19 Presents to Arts and Culture Organizations

Caroline Chick and Miriam Droller – partners and co-chairs of the Arts & Culture Practice at CCS – share perspectives and proven strategies, drawing from CCS’s 70+ years of experience in advising nonprofits through challenging periods.

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Planned Giving During the Current Health Crisis

This webinar offers insights into the gift planning implications of the current moment, challenges to planned giving, and opportunities to continue engaging with donors in meaningful and empathetic ways.

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Chicagoland Philanthropy & COVID-19: Navigating a Path Forward for Fundraising

Join CCS Fundraising and The Baumhart Center for Social Enterprise and Responsibility for a panel discussion with leaders from some of the top philanthropic institutions in Chicago. We will hear firsthand how these organizations are navigating the crisis and discuss their advice for continuing fundraising success during this ongoing uncertainty.

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Healthcare Philanthropy & COVID-19: Perspectives and Strategies from Sector Leaders

CCS's Peter Hoskow, Meghan Davison, and Maeve Riley are joined by Chris Collins, Vice President of Development at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and Chris Hensley, Vice President of Philanthropy at Northwestern Memorial Foundation, to share unique perspectives and strategies for navigating the COVID-19 crisis.

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Fundraising in Challenging Times: A Virtual Conversation for Westchester NY Nonprofits

CCS's Tom Kissane and Eric Javier are joined by Christian Templeman, Associate Vice President and Financial Advisor at Morgan Stanley, to discuss a market update along with practical tools, meaningful insights, and historical examples of thought leadership during times of crisis.

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Redefining Fundraising During Our Health Challenges

In this webinar, Jan Wood, President and Chief Development Officer of Anne Arundel Medical Center Foundation, discusses ways in which they are pivoting to redefine fundraising to accomplish short- and long-term goals. Robert Rice, CCS Principal, shares the firm’s experience and perspective, and proven strategies for navigating through challenging periods.

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Principles of Fundraising for Independent Schools: Navigating the Challenges Presented by COVID-19

Tune in to listen to CCS leaders Pete Hoskow, Steve Manno, and Bob Weston as they share their thoughts, expertise, and advice to independent school leaders on how to navigate the current crisis.

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How to Engage Donors When Your Community Goes Virtual

In this webinar series, local and national experts in fundraising and philanthropy discuss strategies and best practices to navigate today's ever-changing fundraising landscape. Presenters will offer practical tools, meaningful insights, and historical examples of thought leadership during times of crisis.

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Catholic Stewardship in Uncertain Times: Best Practices During COVID-19

In this webinar, designed specifically for Diocesan and foundation officers, we will share perspectives and proven strategies to navigate this challenging period.

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Principles of Fundraising: Navigating the Challenges Presented by COVID-19 (Europe)

For our nonprofit leaders in Europe, join us for a discussion on navigating the current philanthropic environment.

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Fundraising in Uncertain Economic and Social Times (in partnership with AFP Massachusetts)

In this webinar, Sarah Krasin and Kate Villa of CCS Boston explore lessons learned from previous economic cycles and how your organization can turn a time of uncertainty into a time of fundraising opportunity.

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Principles of Fundraising: Navigating the Challenges Presented by Coronavirus

Our leaders at CCS Fundraising held this webinar to share perspectives and proven strategies, drawing from the firm’s 70+ years of experience in advising nonprofits across sectors through challenging periods.

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Reflections on Today's Philanthropic Landscape

Luke Driscoll, Travis Carley, and Dee Falvo offer their expertise and share strategies to help you navigate the unique fundraising challenges of our time and build towards a sustainable future for your organization.

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Identifying, Cultivating, & Strategically Managing Talent

When facing the challenge of finding and retaining high-performing fundraisers, it comes down to more than just skill and experience. It is important to also consider the diverse backgrounds and strengths of potential candidates, and how they align with your organization’s needs. In this session, Jonathan Ball, Suzanne Eden, and Bob Weston share their insights and strategies on talent management within an educational institution.

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Measuring Fundraising Success

Benchmarking is core to measurable fundraising success. In this webinar, Esther Netter and Aashika Patel share the rationale, methods, and outcomes of using benchmarks to forecast and drive fundraising activity. Using the Cayton Children's Museum by ShareWell as an example, Aashika and Esther explain how a small nonprofit can build a sustainable major gifts pipeline and develop a plan for requests.

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Maximising Effective Fundraising in International Schools

During this webinar, John McCarthy and Tony Jaccaci, along with CCS Assistant Vice President Jennifer Belliveau, discuss recent trends, best practices, and the unique questions that may come along with fundraising in international schools. Topics include the most dependable donor stakeholder group, practical tips for involving short-term families in campaigns, and new ways to identify potential major donors.

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Giving in Young Adulthood: Gender Differences and Changing Patterns Across the Generation

Based on insights from a recent Women Give report from the Institute, this session investigates how giving by young adults has changed over four decades, according to gender. Dr. Una Osili and Caroline Chick also explore how women’s role in the family and in decision-making about giving has changed over time, and how this impacts giving.

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Managing Up: Unlocking the Benefits of Powerful Partnerships

In this webinar, you will learn more about what an effective CDO/CEO relationship looks like, how it works, how you can develop it, what it can do to help you unlock in your own fundraising, and much more. Dyan Sublett (President, MLK Community Health Foundation) and Dr. Elaine Batchlor (Chief Executive Officer, Martin Luther King, Jr Hospital) share some of their lessons learned and advice to share on how to build a lasting and fruitful partnership.

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How Do I Successfully Advance My Annual Fund?

How do you successfully invigorate your organization’s annual giving program? This webinar explores the opportunities that arise when an annual fundraising program is developed beyond a series of appeals. Learn strategies to maximize on best practices and innovations, and see how the Chapel Haven organization was able to effectively accomplish this.

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