Who we are

With 80+ consultants, support services members and allied professionals, Kinetic is a fundraising company that helps nonprofits of every size and sector raise billions of dollars. We serve all 50 states, in 30 European nations, Canada, Australia and countries in Central and South America.

Our mission

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Vision

We strive to continually expand nonprofit organizations’ capacity to unleash their power of philanthropy.

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Purpose

As fundraising consultants, we serve nonprofit organizations through smart counsel and superior strategies that help their donors, volunteers and employees fulfill their dreams.

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DEI Statement

Kinetic is proud of its commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). We believe that unleashing your power of philanthropy requires the talent, input and vision from people of all backgrounds. Kinetic is committed to building safe, respectful, fair and inclusive cultures within our organization and those we serve.

Principles

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Exemplary
client service

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Impeccable ethical
standards
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Research-guided
strategies
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Trusted fundraising
leadership
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A service-oriented
and growing team

Core Values

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Committed to
client success
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Trustworthy
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Proven fundraising
experts
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High performers
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Learn more about Kinetic’s nonprofit fundraising

See the full list of our capabilities, our locations served and details about our fundraising experts in the company brochure.

Nonprofit Consulting Partnerships

As your dedicated nonprofit fundraising company, Kinetic strives to be an extension of your mission. This dedication has initiated strong relationships with nonprofit organizations at the national, regional and state-level.

Professional partnerships

Kinetic partners with other fundraising companies and organizations that support nonprofits in advancing their missions.

  • Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy logo

    Plymouth, United Kingdom

    The global home for fundraising research grounded in philanthropic psychology. By using science to create memorable giving experiences and improve fundraiser education, the Institute helps maximize the efforts of donors, volunteers and fundraisers.

  • IUPUI Lilly Family School of Philanthropy logo

    Bloomington, IN

    The global home for fundraising research grounded in philanthropic psychology. By using science to create memorable giving experiences and improve fundraiser education, the Institute helps maximize the efforts of donors, volunteers and fundraisers.

  • Fundraising Standard logo

    A 501(c)(3) developed by Bloomerang Co-Founder, Jay Love, and Institute for Sustainable Philanthropy Co-Founder and Co-Director, Dr. Adrian Sargeant. The Fundraising Standard provides professional training to every new fundraiser in North America.

  • Henry W. Block School of Management logo

    Kansas City, MO

    Provides innovative services and programs to fit the career needs of students and the recruiting needs of employers. This program enhances performance and effectiveness in the nonprofit community through education, research and service.

  • Blackbaud logo

    Bloomington, IN

    The world’s leading cloud software company powering social good. Blackbaud equips change agents with unparalleled insight through cloud software, services, expertise and data intelligence to help nonprofit organizations advance their missions.

  • Bloomerang logo

    Nonprofit donor management software that helps nonprofits retain donors, communicate effectively, find major gift prospects and report on metrics.

  • DonorSearch logo

    Leading provider of prospect research that leverages wealth analytics and proven philanthropy to identify the most customized pool of prospective donors for each nonprofit organization.

  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner logo

    Bloomington, IN

    A law firm helping clients overcome the challenges caused by competition, disputes, regulation, globalization and market disruption.

  • iWave logo

    Charlottetown, PE, Canada

    iWave solves critical challenges facing fundraising professionals today: how to identify, qualify, and retain donors to raise more gifts. iWave’s intuitive and easy-to-use solutions give access to the industry’s highest quality wealth and philanthropic information so you can determine who to ask, how much to ask for, and when to ask.

Kinetic Leadership Team

  • Matthew Beem, PhD, CFRE
    Matthew Beem, PhD, CFRE
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

    Kansas City, Mo.

  • Karin Cox
    Karin Cox, MFA
    President

    Wilmington, N.C.

  • Terry Gibson
    Terry L. Gibson, MBA, CPA
    Chief Operating Officer

    Kansas City, Mo.

  • Danny Kohrs
    Danny Kohrs
    Chief Accounting Officer

    Kansas City, Mo.

  • Janell Johnson
    Janell Johnson, MPA
    Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer

    Wilmington, N.C.

  • Ross Pfannenstiel
    Ross Pfannenstiel
    Executive Vice President and Chief Consulting Officer

    Kansas City, Mo.

  • Tammy Weinman
    Tammy Weinman
    Senior Vice President of Support Services

    Wichita, Kan.