Hartsook Hires R. Scott Justvig, Executive Vice President

Hartsook is pleased to welcome Scott Justvig, the most recent addition to its executive consulting team. Scott brings a long and diverse background in fundraising and fundraising management. He has significant experience across the disciplines of fundraising at the local, state, national and international levels. During his fundraising career, he successfully helped create new fundraising practices,…

The CARES Act and End-of-Year Tax Implications

As 2020 approaches its eventful close, make sure your donors understand the time-sensitive opportunities afforded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. The CARES Act’s provisions for above-the-line contributions are slated to end this year: Individuals who itemize can deduct cash contributions up to 100% of their 2020 Adjusted Gross Income (AGI).…

Hartsook Hires P. Kevin Williamson, Associate Consultant

Hartsook is pleased to welcome P. Kevin Williamson, the most recent addition to its executive consulting team. Leveraging over twenty years of professional fundraising experience, Kevin will help Hartsook clients advance their missions through major gifts and campaign fundraising. He also will provide counsel on specialized areas such as events, strategic corporate sponsorships and foundation…

CEO Message: Moving Forward Together

We’ve been here before, you and I. The Black Monday stock market crash in 1987. The dot-com tech-bubble burst in the late 1990s. The terror of 9/11 in 2001. The housing collapse in 2008 that sparked the Great Recession. Hartsook has experienced numerous cycles of uncertainty during its 33 years helping nonprofit organizations raise more…

Hartsook Hires Dave Smith, Senior Executive Vice President

Hartsook is pleased to welcome Dave Smith, the most recent addition to our executive consulting team. He brings a nationally recognized, stellar reputation for organizational leadership and mission-focused fundraising. Based on his 45-plus years in the industry, Dave offers a full range of nonprofit management services including board development, strategic and growth planning, executive coaching…

Press Release – Examiner – Facebook is messing with me

Article menu>>Matt BeemPresident and COOHartsook Companies, Inc.Facebook is messing with meSaturday, February 27, 2010Independence, MO – Go ahead: Call me old-fashioned.Now firmly rooted in my fifth decade, I suspect I’ve earned the moniker.Here’s my rub: Facebook has accelerated the rate of social discourse to a pace that dilutes the power of personal dialogue. Don’t get…

Press Release – Examiner – Wake Up and Smell the Coffee

Article menu>> Matt BeemPresident, Hartsook Companies, Inc.  Wake up and smell the coffee<SATURDAY, May 03, 2008Saturday, June 20, 2009LAFAYETTE, Ind. – QuikTrip has a satellite in Kansas City’s Sprint Center, but it’s a galaxy away from Starbucks’ universe of ubiquity.At first, the Seattle-born coffee shops were strictly stand-alone operations. No more.Today, there’s a Starbuck’s on every…