Our Mission

Hartsook Institutes’ mission is to increase philanthropy by 25 percent over the next 20 years. This bold goal will be fulfilled through partnerships, education, projects and service that advance the fundraising profession and increase the opportunities for nonprofits’ fundraising success. .


The vision of Hartsook Institutes is to raise questions and provoke thoughtful discussion about advances in fundraising education; create a knowledge and research-based environment where fundraising research applications are reliably taught and measured; and build knowledge and competencies   to elevate the fundraising profession.