CCS Fundraising recognized as one of Philadelphia’s Top Innovators

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CCS Fundraising, a leading strategic consulting and fundraising management firm that has empowered many of the world's greatest nonprofits, recognized as one of Philadelphia’s Top Innovators.

For more than seven decades, leading strategic consulting and fundraising management firm, CCS Fundraising has empowered many of the world’s greatest nonprofit organizations, through the planning, management, and implementation of programs to achieve fundraising goals and mission impact. Each year, CCS provides tailored support to more than 400 nonprofit organizations. With over 300 professionals and 14 offices throughout the United States and Europe, they can help local and international organizations achieve outstanding results that deliver meaningful and measurable change for local communities and the world. These achievements are highlighted in Innovate Philadelphia, a high-end business coffee table book with embedded Augmented Reality videos.

In 2018, CCS opened a flagship office in Center City, Philadelphia, the strategic fundraising firm CCS, which partners with nonprofits for transformational change, is strengthening its commitment to the Philadelphia nonprofit community. The firm helps plan, implement, and manage fundraising initiatives that raise critical funds today that strengthens organizations for the future.

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To propel fundraising in an ever-changing philanthropic marketplace, CCS utilizes new technologies and predictive modeling to help its partners locate and appropriately engage the best donors, motivate fundraising staff performance, and improve existing donor relationships.

Its dedicated Research and Analytics team works side-by-side with CCS clients to design focused portfolios of the strongest candidates for activation and engagement complemented by data-assisted performance assessments that can help organizations track progress, set goals, build accountability and foster professional growth opportunities.

Within Philadelphia, CSS continues to push the possibilities of philanthropy in partnership with its clients. It has teamed up with some of the biggest household names in the city, transforming lives and communities across the Philadelphia region. These include The Barnes Foundation, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, The Franklin Institute, The Free Library of Philadelphia, Habitat for Humanity of Philadelphia, Kennedy Health, Make-a-Wish Philadelphia, Delaware and Susquehanna Valley, Lehigh Valley Health Network, The Mann Center, The National Constitution Center, The Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA, Project HOME, The Salvation Army Greater Philadelphia, Temple University, and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.

Members of the CCS team are experts in strategic planning, research, development, planned giving, and on-the-ground campaign support. “The firm’s experience and knowledge base span sectors, disciplines, and regions. This big-picture perspective helps us uncover breakthrough insights and offer real-time solutions unique to each organization. While the results of our work are immediate, the impact of the strategies, tools, and tactics we develop with our clients is enduring,” says CCS Fundraising partner and managing director Greg Hagin says.

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Innovate Philadelphia is a 350-page, high-end business coffee table book, showcasing the top innovators in the City of Brotherly and Sisterly Love. A hybrid of modern-technology marvels and hard-copy charm, the book features embedded Augmented Reality Video aimed at highlighting the Philadelphia Innovation Ecosystem, allowing readers to scan images throughout the book to bring its pages—that is, the city’s most innovative organizations and thought leaders—to life and celebrating the innovators that make Philadelphia one of the most Innovative cities in the USA.

Global Village Ventures, an International Publishing House with over 180 projects in 62 countries over the last 15 years published Innovate Philadelphia with the support of Thomas Jefferson University and the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce of Greater Philadelphia, LEADERSHIP Philadelphia, the Greater Philadelphia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Visit Philadelphia, and the African-American Chamber of Commerce.

This stunning hardcover book has over 140 stories spread across its 408 beautifully designed pages. “The innovations coming out of Philadelphia have really blown us away,” says Callie Van Graan, COO of Global Village Publishing. “It really is the Workshop of the World, and we’re proud to be the ones to showcase the city as a whole with this book.”

While the city is known for its arts, culture and colonial history, “Innovate Philadelphia” highlights people and companies that are leading the way in their industries and those that are forging ahead in making the future brighter for all, through innovation and the entrepreneurial eco-system.

“Many people believe that innovation only describes the discovery or invention of major new technologies—but in truth, innovation is every little advancement in any field that is making things easier, cheaper, more efficient, more accessible, or better. From the smallest change in systems to the invention of a flying car—Innovation is everywhere around us, and we need to celebrate and support it,” Van Graan adds.

INNOVATE Philadelphia is available through Amazon and on the Innovations of the World website.

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Name: Lori Brennan
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Organization: CCS Fundraising
Address: 2001 Market Street, Suite 2500, Philadelphia, PA 19103, United States

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