"Hartsook lent its expertise and provided a realistic, yet challenging, campaign target. This brought peace of mind and confidence and led to the successful completion of our campaign."

Don Kinney, Retired Scout Executive
Blackhawk Area Council, Boy Scouts of America
Rockford, Ill.


"Hartsook’s devotion to walking with us keeps us motivated to do the necessary tasks to achieve the goal we set."

Kevin Patterson, former Scout Executive
Crater Lake Council, Boy Scouts of America
Medford, Ore.


"Hartsook was a great asset to our fundraising team. With their guidance, we completed our successful fundraising campaign and have had record fundraising years. They took the time to learn our culture and determined what would work for our organization."

Bob London, Executive Director
Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity
Kansas City


"Besides helping to develop the campaign, our Hartsook consultant has inspired me to be a better Executive Director in development and administering the program."

Simone Hennessee, Executive Director
Providence House
Shreveport, La.


"We have worked with Hartsook for nearly 15 years and continue to value their team’s experience and advice a great deal. They are a trusted and essential fundraising partner to Open Avenues."

Brenda Neal, Executive Director
Open Avenues
Rogers, Ark.


"Having worked with the Hartsook team for over 10 years, I have always found them to bring structure, discipline and accountability to our work. They provide an invaluable service in equipping our board and campaign cabinet with a deeper understanding of fundraising and major gifts philanthropy. With their support, we have consistently exceeded our goals. They are great partners in philanthropy."

Matthew Naylor, PhD, President & CEO
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kansas City


"Undergoing a campaign is a big undertaking, but the results for us have been well worth the effort. I would strongly recommend Hartsook to other Corps for advancing the mission of The Salvation Army in their communities."

Captain Robert Duskin
The Salvation Army
Norfolk, Neb.


"We hired Hartsook to do a pre-campaign study and consult on our campaign. Not only did their team strategically work with our volunteers to educate and motivate, they also encouraged us to keep going through some very difficult times. I can honestly say we would not have been able to get this project done without their help."

Janyce Haider, President
Billings Catholic Schools Foundation
Billings, Mont.

Our Resources

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 growing philanthropy, Hartsook offers free resources, including two e-newsletters and numerous fundraising related articles.

Major gifts are being raised every day. Celebrating the success of nonprofit organizations of every size and scope, the monthly e-mail newsletter, eHartsook on Philanthropy comes packed with information of interest to fundraising professionals.
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Hartsook 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. Together, Hartsook and BSA councils have raised more than one hundred million dollars. Stay up to date with Hartsook and Boy Scouts of America through Hartsook’s online resource eHartsook on Scouting.
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Quick, easy-to-read tips for growing philanthropy for your organization are the focus of this bi-weekly e-mail bulletin, Strategies for Success. You’ll find strategies for securing major gifts, information about educational opportunities, new products available and various other tips raising more money.
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Hartsook Companies conducted a survey of fundraising best practices from fundraising professionals nationwide. The result is the “Hartsook Best Practices CollectionSM.”

“Best Practices Coast to CoastSM” is the newest installment of the “Hartsook Best Practices CollectionSM” featuring a best practice or great idea from a nonprofit executive or volunteer leader from every state.

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A guest columnist for The Examiner (Independence, Mo.) newspaper, Matt Beem’s column, “The Power of Philanthropy,” uses stories to convey simple but powerful messages about philanthropy, fundraising and the power of relationships.

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