eHartsook on Scouting
  Matt Beem, Hartsook President and CEO

June 2015   

Growing Philanthropy for Boy Scouts of America
Hartsook Companies, Inc. has a decades-long tradition of helping grow philanthropy for Boy Scouts of America (BSA) councils. Hartsook provides local councils with professional fundraising management and expertise. The Hartsook team helps improve councils' major gift prospect identification, qualification, cultivation and solicitation; grant research and proposal writing; campaign assessments; estate giving; annual fund planning and implementation; leadership development and more.

To learn how Hartsook can assist your local council email [email protected] or call us at: (866) 630-8500.


A Scout is Friendly

Friendly: amiable, approachable and communicative

Having the right outlook and attitude makes all the difference - especially when it comes to raising support for your council's fundraising goals. At Hartsook, our friendly team members are fully committed to your council's fundraising success. Give us a call and see just how approachable and communicative we can be! Email [email protected] or call us at: (866) 630-8500.


Crater Lake Council Retains Hartsook
Crater Lake Council (Central Point, Ore.) supports Scouting programs in Southern Oregon, Central Oregon and Northern California. The council has four service centers located in Central Point, Klamath Falls, Bend and Eureka California; and four camp properties: Camp Makualla, Camp McLoughlin, Camp Riggs, and Camp McCaleb. Hartsook has been retained to assess the council's fundraising objectives to make capital improvements and grow its endowment.


Serving BSA Councils from Coast to Coast and
Around the World

Hartsook has assisted Boy Scouts of America councils from coast to coast and in Europe, including the following councils, among others:

BSA Blackhawk Area Council
Rockford, Ill.

BSA Boston Minuteman Council
Milton, Mass.

BSA Cradle of Liberty Council
Wayne, Pa.

BSA Crater Lake Council
Central Point, Ore.

BSA Dan Beard Council
Cincinnati, Ohio

BSA Grand Canyon Council

BSA Greenwich Council
Greenwich, Conn.

BSA Heart of America Council
Kansas City

BSA Hudson Valley Council
Salisbury Mills, N.Y.

BSA Mississippi Valley Council
Quincy, Ill.

BSA National Capital Area Council
Bethesda, Md.

BSA National Council
Irving, Texas

BSA Northern New Jersey Council
Oakland, N.J.

BSA PeeDee Area Council
Florence, S.C.

BSA Pine Burr Area Council
Hattiesburg, Miss.

BSA Quivira Council
Wichita, Kan.

BSA Susquehanna Council
Williamsport, Pa


Congratulations, John Sucher!

Among his many Scouting roles, John is an Executive Board Member for Northwest Georgia Council (Rome, Ga.) John was Hartsook's winner of a Garman fēnix watch and a copy of Fundraising Leadership: The Essential Guide for Nonprofit Board Members Who Want to Make a Lasting Difference at the Annual Meeting in Atlanta, John plans to use his new watch on his next trek to Philmont Scout Ranch.


BSA Annual Meeting 2015: Winners of a Free Board Training
Tidewater Council (Virginia Beach, Va.) and Gulf Stream Council (Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.) were the winners of free board training from one of Hartsook's senior consultants. Board members in attendance will receive a copy of Fundraising Leadership: The Essential Guide for Nonprofit Board Members Who Want to Make a Lasting Different (ASR Media) - an exciting new book by Karin L. Cox - is the definitive source for empowering your council's board members to become pro-active fundraising leaders. Click here to order yours.


eHartsook on Scouting archives
Hartsook provides local BSA councils with operational fundraising management. Together, Hartsook and BSA councils have raised more than one hundred million dollars. Stay up to date with Hartsook's online resource eHartsook on Scouting.


Get to Know the Hartsook Team
Denise Rhoades is a professional writer with nearly two decades of experience developing case statements for Hartsook clients. She has worked with nonprofits in virtually every sector in the U.S. and abroad. Both her sons were Scouts. Her oldest son attended the National Scout Jamboree and Philmont Scout Ranch. He is now a teacher in South Korea; her younger son is an officer in the Air Force. You can contact her at: [email protected]. Learn more about the Hartsook Team.


Hartsook's Growing Philanthropy Tour
Hartsook speakers are members of the Hartsook team of professional fundraising consultants who have, in their collective careers, raised more than $181 billion in their 300-plus years of experience. Click here to see upcoming Growing Philanthropy Tour presentations. To view a sample of past presentations, click here. To schedule a Hartsook consultant to speak at your conference or organization, email Tammy at [email protected].

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