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Mickey MacIntyre

Mickey MacIntyre Head ShotOver the past 25 years, Mickey MacIntyre has built non-profit civil rights organizations and served as an architect of social change movements. Through his company realChange Partners, MacIntyre’s work intersects on the issues of health care access, environmental conservation, reproductive choice, and civil rights in particular ending discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity. MacIntyre’s unique brand of practical solutions for non-profit leaders has built their capacity for social change at the local, state, national and international levels. He has particular expertise in moving organizations from founders to mature institutions. In the past 10 years alone, he has provided fundraising and organizational development coaching/training to over 1,000 local, 100 state-based and 60 national/international organizations. He has effectively engaged in strategic planning with hundreds of organizations in difficult to charter political advocacy arenas and has also worked closely with more than 350 major donors, foundations, and funding networks to help them become more strategic and satisfied givers. He has authored over 20 curriculums and handbooks – including the groundbreaking Be a Board Star – your guide to traveling the constellation of Board leadership.

In addition to long-term support and consulting for Compassion & Choices, his clients have included; Resource Generation, Hetrick-Martin Institute, Freedom to Marry, Human Rights Campaign, Family Equality Council, Equality Federation, Always There Home Care, Give Kid’s The World, Disability Funders Network, God’s Love We Deliver, Black AIDS Institute, Environmental Grantmakers Association, Pan African Sanctuary Alliance, Choice USA, Virginia Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Action Alliance, and Women’s Learning Partnership for the Rights, Development and Peace. MacIntyre has been a faculty member for the Management Assistance Group/Ford Foundation Capacity Building Initiative and the Gill Foundation’s OutGiving InCommunity.

MacIntyre has a strong background in the philanthropic sector through his work on-staff and as a consultant to private and community foundations as well as philanthropic infrastructure/affinity groups.  For the Joint Affinity Groups of the Council of Foundations, he was the lead consultant and facilitator for their national conference and strategic planning process as well as the Common Vision project lead consultant for grantmakers building healthy communities. Mickey has provided consulting services and training for The Arcus Foundation, The Scot Opler Foundation, The Walter & Evalyn Haas Jr. Fund, Third Wave Foundation, The Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, the Peace Development Fund and the Stonewall Community Foundation.

As Co-Director of the Denver-based Gill Foundation, Mickey created The OutGiving Project in 1995, an $8.0 million national training and resource program to build better organizations and educate donors. Prior to his groundbreaking work with Gill, Mickey’s experience was in non-profit management and financial development. Mickey was the Development Director for the AIDS Action Council and the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, where he increased annual operating income four-fold, from $900,000 to $4.4 million, in two years. He served as Director of Major Gifts at the American Red Cross and was a consultant at the New York-based firm of Caesar & Washburn, where his client organizations had budgets ranging from $100,000 to $20 million. MacIntyre graduated from Pace University in New York City with a degree in communications and one of the first ever in the country degrees in youth and human service agency administration through American Humanics.

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