Resources To Unleash The Power of Philanthropy

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Hartsook Marks National Philanthropy Day With New Name and Logo

Name Change to Kinetic Captures Fundraising Consulting Firm’s Vision and Growth Kansas City, Mo. (November 10, 2022) – Today Hartsook, a 35-year-old global fundraising consulting firm, announced its new name is Kinetic.The organization unveiled its new brand in conjunction with National Philanthropy Day events in Kansas City, the location of its headquarters. Kinetic, founded in…

Kinetic Is Proud to Introduce Its Newest Team Member

Kinetic is pleased to welcome Melanie Louis to her full-time role as Senior Vice President of Foundation, Corporation and Market Research. Melanie has brokered millions in funding for organizations by leveraging her strong communication skills and expertise in research, grant writing and development. She was the lead writer of New York Green Bank’s $30-million potential for investment…

Sustained Growth in the U.K.

Kinetic 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. Kinetic 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

Kinetic Chairman and CEO Matthew J. Beem, PhD recently attended The Giving Institute’s 2022 Summer Symposium in Minneapolis. In June, The Giving Institute welcomed Kinetic 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

Kinetic is pleased to welcome Tammy Butterfield, the most recent addition to its consulting team. Prior to joining Kinetic, 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…

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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.

Kinetic 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, Kinetic and BSA councils have raised more than $165 million. Stay up to date with Kinetic’s online resource Scouting Client Successes.

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