eHartsook on Philanthropy

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. last year. Hartsook clients received their share. Did you? Let us show you how to raise more money to support your organization’s mission. To learn what Hartsook can do for your organization, contact us at [email protected].


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Disaster Relief Organization Commemorates Founding with Its First Annual “Big Give” Event

Heart to Heart International (Lenexa, Kan.) held its first annual Big Give event in May to commemorate when its transport touched down in Moscow, supplying the Russian people with medicine and supplies for hospitals and orphanages. During its Big Give event, donations to the organization were matched up $10,000. Since its founding in 1992, Heart to Heart has provided aid to more than 130 countries and facilitated more than 1.1 million volunteer hours.


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Central Seminary Celebrates Two Newly Endowed Faculty Chairs

Central Seminary (Shawnee, Kan.) has endowed two faculty chairs: The Dianne C. Shumaker Chair of Peace and Justice, through a gift from Ms. Dianne C. Shumaker and The Landreneau Guillory Chair of Biblical Studies, through a gift from Rev. Angela Lowe. These two legacy gifts will help ensure the seminary’s mission to prepare women and men for seeking God, shaping Church, and serving humanity and all creation. Central Seminary was founded in 1901. It has been named one of the top 12 fastest growing theological schools by the Association of Theological Schools.


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Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City Awards $15,650 in Scholarships to Six Clubs Seniors

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City (Kansas City) celebrated its Class of 2019 by awarding six graduates with $15,650 in scholarships. The organization honored its more than two dozen graduates and marked the third year in a row the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City has achieved its organizational priority of 100% of its active seniors graduating with a post-secondary plan in place.


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Hartsook Provides Executive Search for Kansas City Iconic Institution

Kansas City Public Library (Kansas City) has retained Hartsook to conduct an executive search to fill its director of development position. Additionally, Hartsook is providing interim fundraising management for the Library. The Kansas City Public Library, founded in 1893, is a public system operating a Central library and area branches.


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Hartsook’s Growing Philanthropy Tour

Contact [email protected] to schedule a Hartsook consultant to speak at your conference or organization.

Washington, D.C.
July 11, 2019
2019 Bridge Conference
AFP of Washington DC Metro Area Chapter
Prepared for Success: Demystifying the Major Gift Campaign
Karin Cox

Charlotte, N.C.
August 5, 2019
AFP North Carolina Conference
Everyone Plays, Everyone Wins – Creating a Culture of Philanthropy
From Reliable to Remarkable: Growing Annual Gifts to Regular Gifts
Karin Cox
Janell Johnson

Los Angeles, Calif.
October 10-12, 2019
2019 Economic Science Association
North American Meetings
John List

Paris
November 14-15, 2019
4th INSEAD
Randomized Controlled Trials
John List

Past stops on the tour

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