Karim Merchant

Karim Merchant

Vice President, Strategic & Major Giving

Karim comes to CSC most recently from the Aga Khan Foundation, one of the world's largest, private, nonprofit international development organizations, with a diverse background in resource mobilization strategies. He's lead a team of fundraising staff and hundreds of volunteers across the country to raise nearly $14 million annually through several donor-centered fundraising strategies including the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major, mid-level and annual donors, board engagement, corporate partnerships, events, recurring giving, digital campaigns, point of sale fundraising, and direct mail. He is inspired by the people and impact of the Cancer Support Community and is excited to be joining the team to help us meet the needs of the wider CSC community.

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Read October 29, 2020

Ways of Giving that May Help You Give More and Save More

The Cancer Support Community (CSC) remains forever grateful to our donors who care deeply about ensuring that no one faces cancer alone. In recent conversations, some have told us that they were happy to learn about options beyond gifts of cash that might allow them to give more, make an even bigger impact, and enjoy certain tax benefits. We thought all our donors might appreciate knowing about these options, so we have described a few below.