Growing Philanthropy Partners

Growing Philanthropy Partners are community foundations, nonprofit organizations and philanthropy partners that are a critical piece of this growing philanthropy project in the communities and/or geography they serve.  These partners engage the nonprofit community by providing information, education, space and amenities for nonprofit professionals, their board members, and fundraising consultants to convene and discuss growing philanthropy for their organization. 

The following Growing Philanthropy Partners participated in the first three Growing Philanthropy Days of Service in Kansas City, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and the Triad Area of Winston-Salem and Greensboro, N.C.:
Avila University (Kansas City, Mo.)
Charles Sumner School (Washington, D.C.)
Community Foundation of the National Capital Region (Washington, D.C.)
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (Kansas City, Mo.)
Hands On Northwest Carolina (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
Hartsook Institute at Avila University (Kansas City, Mo.)
Hartsook Institutes (Kansas City, Mo.)
The Enrichment Center (Winston-Salem, N.C.)  
Loyola University (Baltimore, Md.)

The First Growing Philanthropy Day of Service at Avila University

The first Growing Philanthropy Day of Service was held January 21, 2010 as a prelude to the National Growing Philanthropy Conference in Kansas City January 22.  The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, Hartsook Institutes, and Avila University partnered for the first Day of Service, held at Avila University. Fifteen Hartsook consultants and staff served almost 50 nonprofits from the Kansas City area, and a total of 180 people participated in the first D ays of S ervice. Three additional days were added to meet the overwhelming response.

Day of Service Clients
The following Day of Service clients applied, were accepted, and were or will be served as part of the Growing Philanthropy Day of Service project:

Al-Rahmah School Education Trust (Baltimore, Md.)
American Academy of Pediatrics, Kansas Chapter (Lenexa, Kans. )
American Friends of UNRWA (Washington, D.C.)
Annandale Christian Community for Action (Annandale, Va.)
ArtsTech (Kansas City)
Association for Jewish Outreach Professionals (Baltimore, Md.)
Beyond the Conviction (Kansas City)
Buyers and Renters' Arlington Voice (Arlington, Va.)
Camp Quality of Greater KC (Kansas City)
Cancer Action (Kansas City)
Caroline Friess Center (Baltimore, Md.)
CASA de Maryland, Inc. (Silver Spring, Md.)
City in Motion Dance Theater (Kansas City)
Chess Challenge in DC (Washington, D.C.)
Class LTD (Columbus, Kans.)
The Community Foundation of Frederick County (Frederick, Md.)
Crosslines Community Outreach (Kansas City)
Dormer-Owusu BioInstitute, Inc (Takoma Park, Md.)
Em's Spotlight (Kansas City)
Episcopal Community Services (Kansas City)
Entrepreneur's Success Builders Network (Suitland , Md.)
Families Together (Wichita, Kans.)
Fine Arts Chorale (Kansas City)
First Call (Kansas City)
Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena (Washington, D.C.)
Friends of the Kaw (Kansas City)
Gifted Hands Gift Shop Program (Kansas City)
Heart of America Indian Center (Kansas City)
The Highland Center (Monterey, Va.)
The Humane Society of Greater KC (Kansas City)
Housing Solution Center-The Serenity House (Camp Springs, Md.)
IMAGO Dei Arts Center (Kansas City)
In God's Loving Hands (IGLH) (Oxon Hill, Md.)
Inter-Faith Ministries (Wichita, Kans.)
Jewel House, Incorporated (Baltimore, Md.)
Kansas Advocates for Better Care (Lawrence, Kans.)
Kamen's Angels, Inc. (Kansas City)
Lee's Summit Symphony (Lawrence, Kans.)
Love INC (Wichita, Kans.)
Merillac (Kansas City) (Kansas City)
Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Virginia (Richmond, Va.)
Main Street Corridor Dev. Corp. (Kansas City)
Mid America Arts Alliance (Kansas City)
Mother & Child Health Coalition (Kansas City)
National Capital Area Council, Boy Scouts of America (Bethesda, Md.)
National Military Heritage Museum (St. Joseph, Mo.)
National Network to End Domestic Violence (Washington, D.C.)
Niles Home for Children (Kansas City)
Phoenix Family Housing (Kansas City)
Presbyterian Endowment Education Resource Network (Rockville, Md.)
Pro Bono Institute (Washington, D.C.)
Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center (Silver Spring, Md.)
Pythons Drill Team (Kansas City)
Rainbow Place (Rockville, Md.)
Read Across Jamaica Foundation (Hyattsville, Md.)
Read to me KC (Kansas City)
Rebuilding Together Alexandria (Alexandria, Va.)
ReDiscover (Kansas City)
ServiceSource Network (Alexandria, Va.)
Shepherd's Center of Raytown (Raytown)
South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) (Takoma Park, Md.)
TFI Family Services (Kansas City)
Truman Road Calvary Temple Church (Kansas City)
The Vasculitis Foundation (Kansas City)
Weinberg Center for the Arts (Frederick, MD)
Westport Center for the Arts (Kansas City)
YMCA Redridge (Kansas City)

National and International Days of Service

Hartsook Institutes plans to serve over 500 nonprofits with budgets ranging from less than $100,000 to over $2 million. At least 1,000 volunteer leadership and staff, 100 Hartsook Companies and other nonprofit consultants and Hartsook Institutes faculty will contribute to the international effort. The direct impact to increase philanthropy to fulfill the missions of nonprofits will be over $150 million.

Growing Philanthropy Days of Service plans include: Kansas City; Washington, D.C.; Baltimore; Greensboro and Winston-Salem, N.C.; INTERNATIONAL (online); Tulsa; Charlotte; and Los Angeles. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook as more information becomes available. Eligible nonprofits must sign up in advance for free fundraising counsel. A limited number of spaces are available and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. For Day of Service inquiries or to be considered for these limited sessions, click here