Global Practice

growing philanthropy worldwide
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leaders in growing philanthropy worldwide
The world’s first endowed chair in fundraising – the Robert F. Hartsook Chair in Fundraising at Indiana University Center on Philanthropy – was established in 2006 by Bob Hartsook and Hartsook Companies, creating a trajectory that is influencing fundraiser training, education and practice to grow philanthropy worldwide.

  • With 18 books and hundreds of periodicals, Hartsook Chair Adrian Sargeant is consistently recognized as one of the 10 most influential persons by the European magazine Fundraising and was named in NonProfit Times 50 Most Powerful and Influential
  • Fundraising Principles and Practice, authored by the Hartsook Chair and Jen Shang is the first pedagogically sound fundraising text. Three Hartsook senior officers contributed chapters.
  • At Growing Philanthropy Summits in London, Italy, and Washington D.C., Hartsook and the Hartsook Chair cosponsored and presented with foremost academic, nonprofit and philanthropic leaders to develop strategies for growing philanthropy
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Hartsook and Bob Hartsook are committing 40 million USD to create 40 Hartsook Institutes on campuses worldwide. Hartsook Institutes is creating a new breed of fundraising professional through research and knowledge-based fundraising education.
Associate Consultants are a global team of professionals who are on the forefront of Hartsook’s mission to grow philanthropy. Hartsook identifies and recruits the highest quality of fundraisers and professionals to strengthen our sales, visibility and position as the leaders in fundraising.
global fundraising counsel
Around the world, donors expect more from nonprofit organizations than ever before and the quality of fundraising
professionals is increasingly a reflection of the institutions they represent. Through unique fundraising strategies built on a
solid understanding of the mission, culture, and environment in which we work, Hartsook strengthens fundraising capacity
to build donor loyalty.
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The Hartsook International Board of Visitors serves in an advisory capacity to grow philanthropy through fundraising education. This Board of Visitors encourages the integration of innovative ideas and upholds the ideals, standards and vision of the Hartsook Institutes.