eHartsook on Philanthropy
Karin L. Cox, MFA - Editor

June 2013

Over One Hundred New Clients Added to Hartsook
With 110 new clients, Hartsook is adding 238 new services supporting nonprofits from 20 states, D.C., Asia, South America, and Europe. Our 27-year old company continues to provide successful fundraising strategies in capital campaigns, ongoing fundraising, fundraising leadership, major gift strategy, and estate and planned giving. Hartsook is the fundraising counsel for the application of fundraising research through the Hartsook Institutes for Fundraising and the Hartsook Chair in Fundraising. Financial achievements with clients vary from several hundreds of thousands of dollars to over a billion. Click here to view a list of new clients.


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OU Contracts with Hartsook for Expanded Funding Opportunities
The University of Oklahoma (Norman, Okla.) has surfaced as a leader in public higher education. It is ranked by The Princeton Review among the top 10 public universities in the nation for academic excellence and cost for students. OU has more than doubled its number of private scholarships and raised its scholarship goal to $250 million. OU's private endowment has grown from $204 million to over than $1.8 billion since 1994. Recently, the University of Oklahoma retained Hartsook Companies, Inc. to explore new funding streams, particularly state and federal grant opportunities.

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image Wichita Children’s Home Secures $1 Million Grant
The Wichita Children's Home (Wichita, Kan.) was awarded a Challenge Grant for $1 million from The J. E. and L. E. Mabee Foundation located in Tulsa, Okla. The funds will be used as part of its Make it Better campaign to build a new Children's Home, Bridges Apartments and Multi-Purpose Center. The Wichita Children's Home must secure additional commitments of $7.3 million before January 8, 2014 and can include pledges paid out over five years.

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The Salvation Army of Norfolk Most Recent Corps to Retain Hartsook
The Salvation Army of Norfolk (Norfolk, Neb.) is the newest of dozens of Corps to seek fundraising counsel from Hartsook Companies, Inc. Hartsook Executive Vice President Bud Cooper, a former Development Director, will oversee this important effort.

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Historical Society Undertakes New Fundraising Venture
Rogers County Historical Society (Bentonville, Ark.) has retained Hartsook Companies, Inc. to help uncover new funding opportunities. The organization provides oversight for historic landmarks in the area including the Belvidere Mansion, Lynn Riggs Memorial, Totem Pole Park and Will Rogers Hotel.

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Nash Health Care Systems: "Never lose focus on the end goal."
The Nash Health Care Systems (Rocky Mount, N.C.)  motto is "It's all about how we treat you." Nash Health Care Systems is committed to improving and enriching the quality of life for those it serves: " ... we never lose focus on the end goal: to help you get back to living a healthy, full life." Nash Health Care Systems is one of many healthcare providers Hartsook is currently assisting to ensure the mission is fulfilled.

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Hartsook Institute at Avila Master's Degree Students
Hartsook Institute at Avila's innovative program gives students access to the top names in fundraising research and practice as they earn a Master's in Management with a concentration in nonprofit fundraising. Contact Hartsook Institute at Avila for information on enrollment.

HARTSOOK INSTITUTES FOR FUNDRAISING

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BSA in Washington, D.C.
Hartsook President and CEO Matt Beem will attend the Boy Scouts of America 2013 Top Hands Meeting in Washington, D.C. in August. As part of Hartsook's ongoing commitment to grow philanthropy, Beem will provide free 60-minute customized and confidential consultations to help BSA Councils increase major gifts, secure corporate and foundation giving, recruit and engage high-octane board members, elevate visibility and enhance communication and create a Comprehensive Fundraising Plan that works for them.

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This month Hartsook Companies, Inc. will provide strategic fundraising planning and training for numerous Florida nonprofits, hosted by United Way of Escambia County Fla.  Topics covered during this full-day session include: Understanding why people give; Systematic steps for successful fundraising; and How to diversify your fundraising.

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Karin L. Cox, Hartsook Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, knows what it takes to turn board members into successful, enthusiastic fundraisers. Karin shared her expertise at a recent meeting of the Adventist Health System in Orlando, Fla. and at the 2013 AFP Conference in San Diego, Calf.

Her book, Fundraising Leadership: The Essential Guide for Nonprofit Board Members Who Want to Make a Lasting Difference, is the definitive source for empowering board members to become pro-active fundraising leaders.

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Welcome New Clients!
Welcome to The Center for Courageous Kids (Scottsville, Ky.)! This past year Hartsook provided services to national, regional and local clients, as well as the District of Columbia, Latin America and Europe. View our new clients and extensions.

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Book Deal of the Month
Getting Your Ducks in a Row: Proven Strategies for Exceeding Your Capital, Endowment and Operating Campaign Goals (ASR Media) brings together outstanding authors and sources providing a tool box of strategies for effective campaign fundraising. Click here to order Getting Your Ducks in a Row for a special price of $10 (plus $5 for shipping and handling).

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Professional Prospect Researcher Provides Expertise for Hartsook Clients
Before starting Right Step Research, LLC, Anne Judge worked with the pre-eminent Washington, D.C. think-tank, the Heritage Foundation, where she led the development team's research and data analysis efforts. Anne began her career at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Prior to that she worked for two years on the Rome, Italy campus of the University of Dallas.

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One Hundred New Fundraising Managers to be Hired by Hartsook
Hartsook Companies, Inc. expects to attract at least one hundred new fundraising managers over the next 36 months with the first placement in early 2014. Onsite fundraising managers will be deployed to projects throughout the United States and eventually in Europe, Australia, Canada, Africa, Asia and elsewhere. Hartsook is beginning the process of attracting those interested in joining the world's largest fundraising consulting practice. Placements will support fundraising for visual and performing arts, education, youth development, safety net, healthcare and international engagement organizations. Watch for the official recruitment announcement by Hartsook. If you are interested in learning more, contact Danny Kohrs, Vice President of Operations at dkohrs@hartsookcompanies.com.


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