Since I do not yet have grandchildren of my own, I spend a lot of time with my neighbors and their kids
About Linda McNayLinda Wise McNay is the founder, owner and fundraising consultant with Our Fundraising Search in Atlanta. She has completed more than 14 years of consulting and has served more than 175 clients. Linda’s nonprofit background includes work with both higher and secondary education, the arts, human services and faith-based organizations; and has included work in capital campaigns, annual fund, planned giving, membership, and development and executive search. Dedicated to raising the next generation of philanthropists, along with fellow passionate fundraisers, Ailena Parramore and Del Martin, Linda has co-authored a new children’s book, The Adventures of PhilAnThropy. She is the author of a book and an online course: Fundraising for Churches: 12 Keys to Success Every Church Leader Should Know with Sarah Mathews; Fundraising for Schools: 8 Keys to Success Every Head of School Should Know, and Fundraising for Museums: 8 Keys to Success Every Museum Leader Should Know. She is a regular speaker and presenter at workshops and conferences and author of numerous articles for publication.
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