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April 2021

Sharing Hartsook client success. April 2021 $250,000 to the State Fair Community College Foundation State Fair Community College Foundation (Sedalia, Mo.) received a $250,000 gift from Russell and Julie Childers toward the Olen Howard Workforce Innovation Center. The Center will provide expanded lab and classroom spaces for training in welding, precision machining, industrial technology, leadership…

March 2021

  Sharing Hartsook client success. March 2021 $10-Million Gift to the National WWI Museum and Memorial The National WWI Museum and Memorial (Kansas City) announced a gift of nearly $10 million from The Sunderland Foundation in support of renovations to the main gallery, public spaces and courtyard. The gift will support enhancements critical to the…

February 2021

Sharing Hartsook client success. February 2021 Community School of the Arts (Fort Smith, Ark.) launched its five-year, Inspiring Excellence campaign at the end of 2019. Community School of the Arts is a comprehensive arts organization serving the Fort Smith area and surrounding region by providing high-quality instruction in music, theatre, dance, and visual art to…

January 2021

Sharing Hartsook client success. January 2021 $1.25 Million to KC CARE Health Center KC CARE Health Center (Kansas City) received a $1.25-million grant from The Sunderland Foundation to support its campaign, Advancing a Healthy KC. KC CARE offers quality, affordable, integrated health services to everyone in the community with the promise of dignity and personalized…

December 2020

Sharing Hartsook client success. December 2020 National WWI Museum and Memorial Receives Significant Gifts to Digitize Its Collection National WWI Museum and Memorial (Kansas City) announced a $500,000 gift from the William T. Kemper Foundation-Commerce Bank, Trustee and a $155,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities toward digitizing the Museum’s entire collection. Said…

October 2020

Sharing Hartsook client success. October 2020 $750,000 in Gifts from The Sunderland Foundation Fundamental Learning Center (Wichita, Kan.) received a $400,000 gift from The Sunderland Foundation in 2019. This year, a second gift of $350,000 from the Foundation brings the total to $750,000 towards FLC’s $20-million Transforming Education campaign. FLC is well on its way…

September 2020

Sharing the good work of Hartsook clients September 2020 “Move ahead as if COVID weren’t here.” Fundamental Learning Center (Wichita, Kan.) and its campaign for Transforming Education was featured in a recent article: “Within days of the Fundamental Learning Center announcing the public phase of its $20-million capital campaign for a new school, COVID-19 shut…

August 2020

  Sharing Hartsook client success. August 2020 $500,000 Grant to the National WWI Museum and Memorial National WWI Museum and Memorial (Kansas City) received $500,000 from the William T. Kemper Foundation for the digitization of its WWI objects and documents to be made searchable on the nonprofit’s website. This gift helps the organization fulfill its…

July 2020

  Sharing Hartsook client success. July 2020 $6-Million Campaign Crosses the Finish Line Center of Grace (Olathe, Kan.) met its $1-million challenge grant from the Mabee Foundation to support the nonprofit’s $6-million capital campaign: Growing With Grace. The Center of Grace works to reduce economic disparities in Johnson County by supporting lower-income households as they…

June 2020

  Sharing Hartsook client success. June 2020 More Than $11 Million Raised Harvesters – The Community Food Network (Kansas City) is in the process of raising $15 million above its regular budget to meet a dramatic increase in demand for its programs and services during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than $11 million has been secured…

May 2020

  Sharing Hartsook client success. May 2020 $250,000 to KC CARE Health Center The Sunderland Foundation provided $250,000 in emergency funds to KC CARE Health Center (Kansas City) to support the nonprofit’s front-line efforts during the COVID-19 health crisis. The mission of KC CARE is to promote health and wellness by providing quality care, access,…

April 2020

Sharing Hartsook client success. April 2020 $150,000 to Meals on Wheels for COVID-19Meals on Wheels of Metro Tulsa received a generous gift from the Sunderland Foundation to address needs related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hartsook provides fundraising counsel for the nonprofit’s capital campaign. Robert DeWitt Nursing School ScholarshipMetropolitan Community College-Kansas City received a $20,000 gift…

March 2020

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder March 2020 Hartsook seeks to unleash the Power of Philanthropy™ to transform communities and positively change lives. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion was given away in the…

February 2020

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder February 2020 Hartsook seeks to unleash the Power of Philanthropy™ to transform communities and positively change lives. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion was given away in the…

January 2020

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder January 2020 Hartsook seeks to unleash the Power of Philanthropy™ to transform communities and positively change lives. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion was given away in the…

December 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder December 2019 Hartsook seeks to unleash the Power of Philanthropy™ to transform communities and positively change the lives of those you serve. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion…

November 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder November 2019 Hartsook seeks to unleash the Power of Philanthropy™ to transform communities and positively change the lives of those you serve. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion…

October 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder October 2019 Hartsook seeks to unleash the Power of Philanthropy™ to transform communities and positively change the lives of those you serve. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion…

September 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder September 2019 Hartsook understands The Power of Philanthropy™ to change the lives of those you serve and transform your community. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion was given…

August 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder August 2019 Hartsook understands The Power of Philanthropy™ to change the lives of those you serve and transform your community. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion was given…

July 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder July 2019 At Hartsook, we understand The Power of Philanthropy™ to change lives and transform communities. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion was given away in the U.S.…

June 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder June 2019 At Hartsook, we understand The Power of Philanthropy™ to change lives and transform communities. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $427 billion was given away in the U.S.…

May 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder May 2019 At Hartsook, we understand The Power of Philanthropy™ to change lives and transform communities. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion was given away in the U.S.…

April 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor, President and Co-Founder April 2019 At Hartsook, we understand The Power of Philanthropy™ to change lives and transform communities. We are proud of our clients and their successes. We share their stories to inspire and motivate you and your team. Over $410 billion was given away in the U.S.…

March 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor March 2019 Successful fundraising is about more than raising money. Real fundraising success means reaching your full potential. To learn what Hartsook can do for your organization, contact us at [email protected] Hartsook Announces the Retirement of Its Founder, Bob Hartsook, and Appointment of His Successor, Matt Beem After more…

February 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor February 2019 Since our founding in 1987, Hartsook has grown into an international company that has helped its clients raise over $230 billion and counting. We have earned, developed and built our role and our leadership in the consulting fundraising profession with decades of proven success. To learn what…

January 2019

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor January 2019 Hartsook has assembled a team of specialists who possess expertise in all facets of fundraising. Our diverse array of services are research-based and designed for your fundraising success. As a team, Hartsook consultants have raised billions of dollars for nonprofit campaigns of every size and scope, from…

December 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor December 2018 In every economy, Hartsook clients continue to generate millions of dollars to support their missions. If your nonprofit is ready to invest its time and resources wisely – as well as raise more money for your mission – consider enlisting a proven, professional team help you assess…

November 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor November 2018 Is Your Nonprofit Fundraising-Ready for 2019? The end of the year is in sight. Do you have a Comprehensive Development Plan in place for 2019? If not, now is the time to ensure your organization will receive its fair share of the philanthropic pie in the coming…

October 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor October 2018 19th Fundraiser of the Year Joins Hartsook Over the last 30 years, Hartsook has attracted 19 consultants who have been recognized by their communities, states, and the nation as a Fundraiser of the Year. Hartsook has more Fundraisers of the Year on our team than any other…

September 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor September 2018   In its over thirty years serving nonprofits around the world, Hartsook has helped facilitate the new construction or renovation of over 40,000 facilities – 6,000 alone in our hometown of Kansas City. This issue of Hartsook features new and extension clients from Kansas City as well…

August 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor August 2018 Rather than focusing on one geographical region or fundraising sector, Hartsook serves a broad and eclectic assemblage of clients. This month we are highlighting new clients and existing clients who have extended their contracts with Hartsook to provide guidance for growing philanthropy. To learn how we can…

July 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor July 2018 Year after year, Hartsook clients continue to renew their contracts for professional fundraising counsel with Hartsook. They do so, because they experience, firsthand, the financial and organizational benefits of working with Hartsook: “The Hartsook team provides invaluable campaign consultation. The staff is always quick to respond and…

June 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor June 2018 Year after year, decade after decade, Hartsook exceeds expectations; and so does its clients. In this issue we feature a few of our clients who are raising the bar and going the extra mile for those they serve. If you are ready to do more for your…

May 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor May 2018 Hartsook has served more than 6,000 clients from every state and abroad, and raised over $231 billion for nonprofits of all sizes and sectors. Isn’t it time you learned why? If you’re ready for your nonprofit to begin raising more money and reaching its full fundraising potential,…

April 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor April 2018 Celebrating Our 32nd Year of Growing Philanthropy for Thousands of Clients Around the World Hartsook began in April over thirty years ago. Statistically, most new businesses close within the first year of operation. Of those that make it through year one, fifty percent fail before their ten-year…

March 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor March 2018 Hartsook Around the World In recent years we have served 177 client contracts including the following sectors; 26% Social Service; 23% Education: 22% of Healthcare; 15% Youth Services; 9% Arts; and 5% in a variety of other sectors. We are currently providing services to nonprofits in 29 states,…

February 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – EditorFebruary 2018 Hartsook continues to attract and add new fundraising consultants and professional staff to its team – the world’s largest fundraising consulting practice. Consultants are deployed to projects throughout the United States and overseas to provide counsel to nonprofits of all sizes and sectors including the arts, education, youth…

January 2018

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor January 2018 Hartsook is unwavering in our commitment to help organizations grow philanthropy through smart, research-based counsel that challenges the status quo and pushes individuals and nonprofits outside their comfort zones. In 2017, we contracted with 51 new clients, among the highest in our company’s 31 years. Hartsook’s contract…

December 2017

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor December 2017 Hartsook Experiences Growth into the New Year Hartsook has served over 200 nonprofits each year for the past 30 years. In that time, we have helped raise over $231 billion for 6000 client projects including support for 40,000 facilities worldwide. No other fundraising consultancy has had a…

November 2017

Karin L. Cox, MFA – Editor Hartsook Growth of New Clients at 72% for 2017, so far… Hartsook continues its role as the largest comprehensive fundraising counsel in the world. This year, we experienced a 72 percent growth in new clients from 22 states, D.C., and the U.K., including new or renewed members of the…

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