When I was growing up in the sixties and seventies, all my classmates looked like me. I was probably 10 years old
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.
On September 22, 2020, The Georgia Independent School Association (GISA) convened member schools in a webinar on Navigating Fundraising During A Pandemic.
Our Fundraising Search Challenges YOU (and Your Nonprofit) to THE MOST CREATIVE National Philanthropy Day Yet!
Being celebrated this year on October 29, in true 2020 style, National Philanthropy Day (NPD) will look a lot different than many
By now you should have finished our 21 days of suggestions for fundraising activities and hopefully you have established some new habits.
Lately I have been in a bit of a slump. I have found myself putting things off at home and work, because
In January I wrote our most read blog post to date: 8 FUNDRAISING TRENDS FOR 2020. Now we're collecting results and reviewing
Welcome to BRIM! At Our Fundraising Search we are brimming with innovative ideas to share with our nonprofit partners. This week we
I was recently interviewed on a podcast for Tri Delta’s new series, “3 For You,” where they're covering the best tips from
This morning I figured it out. I have been cooped up exactly one month and I have been depressed-dismayed-disgruntled. As a long-time
Like you, I have been looking for pockets of inspiration during these trying times. When I first heard that we would be