About CGC

With offices in Los Angeles and Washington DC, Corporate Giving Connection is an experienced full service fundraising, marketing, and corporate social responsibility consulting firm focusing on strategic planning and implementation for nonprofit organizations and corporations.

The CGC Team

Chris Hammond

Chris Hammond

CEO

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Brandon McCarty

Brandon McCarty

COO

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Brittany LaGanke

Brittany LaGanke

Director of Nonprofit Development

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Jen Linck

Jen Linck

Marketing Strategist

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Our Services

We offer a full array of nonprofit marketing, development, and corporate social responsibility services from which to choose. Let us know what you want to accomplish and we’ll put together the perfect package just for you.

Auction Management

We ensure that your auctions run seamlessly and successfully.

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Communications

We tell your stories in an informed and thoughtful manner across platforms.

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Copywriting

We write accurate and persuasive copy that represents your brand and your mission.

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CSR Consulting

We match you with a cause and develop an effective CSR program for your brand.

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Email Marketing

We develop and execute an email strategy that drives customer engagement and retention.

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Event Management

We provide the experience, technology, and creativity for a successful event.

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Fundraising

We work with you to create effective development and fundraising strategies.

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Grant Writing

We provide experienced grant writers who pursue appropriate grants on your behalf.

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Graphic Design

We deliver intuitive and pleasing designs coordinated with the brand.

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Public Relations

We hustle on your behalf to get press exposure for your brand and your mission.

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Social Media

We tell your stories across key platforms to grow followers and engagement.

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Video Production

We tell your stories in an impactful way through the powerful medium of video.

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Website Development

We build you a website that inspires, connects, and communicates.

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Our Clients

Testimonials

Blog

Read more about what we’re doing and what we’re thinking as it relates to our clients, the nonprofit industry, marketing, CSR, and much more.

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CGC Wins Gold MarCom Award!

CGC WINS A 2017 GOLD MARCOM AWARD FOR THE EMPOWERED VR: WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN RURAL INDIA – A VIRTUAL REALITY FILM PRODUCED IN 2016 FOR CLIENT VFF USA Marcom Awards announced winners in the 2017…

HOT Marketing Tips for Year End Fundraising

Hot Marketing & Messaging Tips for Year End Fundraising – A BidPal Webinar with CGC’s Chris Hammond and Brittany LaGanke On October 24, CGC teamed up with BidPal for a webinar called “Hot Marketing &…

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Creating the Wheel: The Guide to a Successful Inaugural Event

Four Tips for a Successful First-Time Fundraising Event In the video, CEO Chris Hammond offers four tips for hosting a first-time fundraising event for your nonprofit. On the surface, creating a first-time event can seem…

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6 Dos and Don’ts for Event Check-In

Nonprofit Event Check-In Tips With fall event season upon us, most of us development folks are hard at work planning for our fall galas, dinner events, walks, runs, etc. Almost every type of nonprofit event…

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions for us? We have answers! If you don’t see your question here, don’t worry, because we have many more on our FAQs page.

What exactly will CGC do for my nonprofit?

What do you need? Seriously, we offer a wide variety of services for nonprofit organizations including auction management, communications, copywriting, event management, fundraising, grant writing, graphic design, public relations, social media, video production, and website development. We’ll consult with you on what we think you need to do to achieve your goals AND then we’ll do it for you, if that’s what you want.

Don’t see what you need? We add services all the time, so if there’s something you want, try us out.

What is CSR consulting?

We work with your company to set up a corporate social responsibility program that aligns with your mission and values, engages your employees, and offers value to your customers. We believe that socially responsible companies have the opportunity to attract the best talent and the most loyal customers. Let us help your company achieve those goals while also giving back.

Can you help me set up my 501c3 organization?

Unfortunately, much to the dismay of our parents, we’re unable to offer legal or accounting services.

Where is CGC located?

We have offices in Santa Monica, CA and Washington, DC, but our clients are from all over, and we’d love to have a client in whatever city you’re in (especially if there are good restaurants).

Do you have more FAQs?

YES! Please see our Frequently Asked Questions page.