One of the qualities that sets Hartsook Companies apart is our consultants’ commitment to lifelong learning. Each member of our team has a thirst for knowledge. As a result, we are able to stay abreast of the latest developments in philanthropy so our clients always receive the best, most innovative solutions to their fundraising challenges.
In our purposeful quest to ensure access to the best fundraising-related services and information, we have developed professional partnerships with some of the most respected names in fundraising, including:
Target Analytics A Blackbaud Company > VISIT WEB SITE
Target Analytics offers the only comprehensive analytics solution for donor acquisition and cultivation, prospect research, and collaborative peer benchmarking – as well as access to exclusive data expertise – so you can maximize your fundraising results at every stage of the donor lifecycle. In recognition of our strategic partnership, Target Analytics offers all Hartsook Companies clients a discount depending on the services requested and other variables.
The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University > VISIT WEB SITE
The Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University is a leading academic center dedicated to increasing the understanding of philanthropy and improving its practice worldwide through research, teaching, public service and public affairs programs in philanthropy, fundraising, and management of nonprofit organizations. The Center is committed to knowledge creation, dissemination and education for engaged community volunteers, donors, nonprofit leaders, fundraising executives, policy makers, students and scholars. The Center on Philanthropy’s programs support the development of professionally trained practitioners and scholars, resulting in more efficiently and effectively operated nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations, more engaged volunteers and donors, and increased and effective philanthropy in the United States and globally. To that end, The Center on Philanthropy is home to the Robert F. Hartsook Chair in Fundraising, the first-ever endowed chair dedicated to the profession of fundraising.
Barkley > VISIT WEB SITE
Barkley is the largest employee-owned agency of its kind. Founded in 1964, the company has 325 partners offering a full range of marketing communications services including advertising, public relations, cause branding, sponsorships and events, relationship marketing, social media, design, media planning and buying, motion graphics, research and interactive marketing. Barkley has offices in Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia,with additional field offices across the nation.
President and Trustee
The Sunderland Foundation
Recipient of the 2018 GROWING PHILANTHROPY AWARD FOR TRANSFORMATIONAL CAPITAL PHILANTHROPY
Kent Sunderland was presented with the prestigious Growing Philanthropy Award in Kansas City by Hartsook President and CEO
Matthew J. Beem during National WWI Museum and Memorial’s VIP event, Night at the Tower.
He was nominated by Matthew Naylor, Ph.D., President and CEO of the National WWI Museum and Memorial, and was selected unanimously by Hartsook Institutes and the International Board of Visitors Growing Philanthropy Committee.
Kent was Vice Chairman of Ash Grove Cement prior to its recent sale. As President of The Sunderland Foundation, he has played a significant role in advancing philanthropy with major gifts.
The Growing Philanthropy Award recognizes a distinguished group of individuals and organizations whose efforts increase philanthropy through research, innovation and challenging the status quo. For more information, contact [email protected].
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“Nobody is giving money away. But every day, millions of dollars are given away to change lives.” – Bob Hartsook, Chairman