Robert Hartsook (rev.) The professional career of multibillion-dollar fundraiser and philanthropist Bob Hartsook began at CCC. As the dean of students at age 21 and vice president of the college less than two years later, the Emporia native became the youngest person in the country to hold a higher education executive position. He credits presidents […]

November 3, 2021

There is only opportunity

Hartsook Institutes for Fundraising is in the middle of merging all the research and activities of its Hartsook Chairs held first by Dr. Adrian Sargeant at Indiana University and now held by Dr. John List of the University of Chicago. While we are producing this integrated report., we are sharing the raw vitae of both […]

August 9, 2021

Upcoming Integrated Report Of Research and Achievements of Hartsook Chairs

This year for the first time since the GPA was created in 2009, we are opening up for nominations for this award. As you will see the Award is not just for more money, but for people who have substantially changed the way to grow philanthropy. The list goes from institutions like Kresge Foundation, Feeding […]

July 19, 2021

Our New Growing Philanthropy Award Nomination Process

Thirty-five years ago, Fortune Magazine reported that 87% of all wealth ultimately goes through the hands of a woman. Did you read that sentence? I have been talking, advising, and writing about women’s economic power for more than a quarter-century. Within the last month, I received from a former client a memo from his boss… […]

February 8, 2021

Philanthropy From Women

Dear Board of Visitors:First, let me thank each of you for accepting this new role as Hartsook Institutes is reintroduced to the Philanthropic community as an independent organization dedicated to Growing Philanthropy through Fundraising Education and Applied Research. Hope each of you are having a good holiday. FUNDRAISER OF THE YEAR Particularly in HARTSOOK’s hometown of Kansas City […]

December 31, 2020

A Note From Our Founder As We Look Towards 2021

Three reasons fundraising is an excellent career path

October 1, 2020

Why Fundraising? 3 Reasons to choose fundraising as a career

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