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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Sustained Growth in the U.K.

Hartsook Chairman and CEO Matthew J. Beem, PhD, CFRE is excited to meet with NGOs in the United Kingdom during two week-long visits this summer and fall. Hartsook continues to expand its international presence as it responds to increasing global demand for its unique approach to equipping staff, empowering volunteers and inspiring donors. “Our commitment…

Hartsook News in Review

Hartsook Chairman and CEO Matthew J. Beem, PhD recently attended The Giving Institute’s 2022 Summer Symposium in Minneapolis. In June, The Giving Institute welcomed Hartsook as a new member firm. The Giving Institute is a trade association established to enhance professionalism and create high standards for professional fundraising. Its member organizations embrace and embody the core values of ethics, excellence and leadership…

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…

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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