Resources To Unleash The Power of Philanthropy

We are committed to making fundraisers smarter, because research shows that when fundraisers are sharp, they raise more money. To demonstrate our ongoing commitment to elevating the fundraising profession and unleashing the power of philanthropy, Hartsook offers a variety of free resources.


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Join us in welcoming Hartsook’s most recent team member

Hartsook is pleased to welcome Tammy Butterfield, the most recent addition to its consulting team. Prior to joining Hartsook, Tammy served as director of development – corporations and foundations for the University of Kansas Health System. Before her time at KU, she was the director of development for Boy Scouts of America – Heart of…

The Power of Philanthropy Virtual Summit videos and key takeaways

A big thank you to all The Power of Philanthropy Virtual Summit 2021 presenters, panelists and participants for making the 2nd annual Summit a huge success. Hartsook and the Henry W. Bloch School of Management are committed to creating thoughtful dialogue around important trends and topics in philanthropy and fundraising. Session 1: Philanthropists’ Panel: Giving Decisions This session featured some of Kansas City’s leading philanthropic couples who shared their…

Hartsook Hires Joe Bellinger, Senior Vice President

Joe brings more than 15 years of experience in fundraising, most recently serving as chief development officer for the Lyric Opera of Kansas City. Prior to his role at the Lyric, he was the director of development and advancement for Cornerstones of Care, worked at the KC CARE Clinic and for The Salvation Army-Ray and…

Congratulations! Nonprofit Connect 2021 Philanthropy Awards Nominees and People’s Choice Honorees*

Thank you for the extraordinary work you do for the Kansas City community. WATCH AWARD EVENT Brilliance in Resilience Children’s Mercy Kansas City* Jewish Family Services of Greater Kansas City Newhouse Community Assistance Council Flourish Furnishings Hope Faith* Pivoting Pioneer Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Harvesters – The Community Food Network* YMCA…

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,…

Additional Resources

The Power of Philanthropy is dedicated to sharing the stories and learning the lessons of organizations and individuals who have improved the lives of others through meaningful and tangible acts of generosity.

Major gifts are being raised every day. Celebrating the success of nonprofit organizations of every size and scope, this monthly email newsletter, comes packed with information of interest to fundraising professionals.

Quick, easy-to-read tips are the focus of the monthly Strategies for Success. You’ll find strategies for securing major gifts, information about educational opportunities and other tips for raising more money.

Hartsook has a decades-long tradition of helping unleash the power of philanthropy for Boy Scouts of America (BSA) councils and providing local councils with professional fundraising management and expertise. Together, Hartsook and BSA councils have raised more than $165 million. Stay up to date with Hartsook’s online resource eHartsook on Scouting.

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