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Trusted Advisors in Philanthropy
& Executive Search Since 1984

Philanthropy

Delivering relational philanthropy that achieves campaign success and builds long-term sustainable fund development.

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Search Services

Discovering and attracting tomorrow's dynamic leaders for the institutions of today.

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Client Successes

Hammond School

In the midst of campaign planning, Hammond School acted on a CapDev recommendation to create a new position, and contracted with CapDev to conduct the search for the Director of Institutional Advancement - now successfully filled.
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Hammond School

Transitions LifeCare

A long-time CapDev client, Transitions LifeCare, founded as Hospice of Wake County, exemplifies the process of building a "culture of philanthropy," truly engaging in the capacity-building for long-term, sustainable fund development.
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Transitions LifeCare

NC Aquarium Society

Capital Development Services' longtime client, the North Carolina Aquarium Society, received a major honor this week as it was named to this year's "Highest Rated Charity" list for the Zoos and Aquariums category.
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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

A state icon received a $3 million gift and major recognition at the opening of the SECU Memorial Walkway in Wilmington NC, dedicated to honoring veterans.
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Battleship NORTH CAROLINA

Dix Park Conservancy

CapDev conducted the executive search that brought an exciting new CEO hire to Raleigh for Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy, a major new project set to "inspire the country," according to local media reports.
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Dix Park Conservancy

Greensboro Science Center

GSC's campaign - Think BIG Together - truly inspired donors to think big, and delivered big results.
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Greensboro Science Center

Meredith College

Meredith College's campaign boosted philanthropy to its highest levels ever, and drew high accolades for CapDev
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Meredith College

York Technical College

York Tech celebrated a campaign milestone with a ribbon-cutting for a newly renamed building.
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York Technical College

Workshops, Conferences & Podcasts

CAPitalize Virtual Workshop Series

Redesigned for our "Now" Normal, the CapDev workshop has been reinvented as a build-your-own virtual webinar series to inspire you and give you tools to "CAPitalize" on this moment. Visit our Conferences & Workshops page to learn more about this series, starting Oct. 21, 2020.
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Generously Speaking Podcast

The theme of "Generously Speaking" is generosity. Listen to our podcast to join in some of CapDev's conversations with philanthropic leaders. Hear directly from leading philanthropists, foundation executives, corporate leaders and others who share their experience, insights, and ideas on the nature of generosity and philanthropy.
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  • CAPitalize Virtual Workshop Series

    October 21, 2020 - Session #1: Re-envision Philanthropy in Pandemic
  • AFP SC Lowcountry

    January 21, 2021 - Charleston, SC
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  • UNC Advancement Symposium

    May 18, 2021 - UNC Chapel Hill
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    May 17-19, 2021

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