Making the Most of Your Annual Giving Program

Thursday, September 27, 2018, 8:30am – 10:00am
Kirk Day School
Registration Fee: $60 per person

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An effective annual giving program is necessary for successful and sustainable fundraising for all organizations, including independent schools. Learn how to take your annual appeal beyond a year-end mailing and transform your annual giving. Join us for a presentation and roundtable discussion to learn about and share best practices for annual giving requests and marketing materials, donor communication and follow up, donor segmentation and targeted requests, volunteer engagement, and thanking your donors. We’ll also discuss alumni engagement strategies and how to leverage alumni to support your annual giving program.

About CCS

For seven decades, CCS has empowered many of the world’s greatest independent schools and nonprofit organizations to advance some of the most important causes in history. We plan, manage, and implement programs that achieve fundraising goals and mission impact. Together with our clients, we’re delivering meaningful and measurable change for our communities and world. Each year, CCS provides tailored support to more than 300 nonprofits. With over 250 professionals and 13 offices throughout the United States and Europe, including St. Louis, we have the capacity to help local and international organizations achieve outstanding results. We have had the privilege to partner with dozens of nonprofits in the St. Louis community including the following independent schools: Whitfield School, The Wilson School, Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School, New City School, Academy of the Sacred Heart, La Salle Middle School, and De Smet Jesuit High School.