Maggie Lynch

Maggie Lynch

Chief of Philanthropy of Austin Pets Alive! and American Pets Alive!

Maggie Lynch serves as the Chief of Philanthropy for and Austin Pets Alive! and American Pets Alive!. She began volunteering with APA in early 2009 when she founded APA’s grants program to support its rapid growth, learning the ropes of bringing in and stewarding the funding that fuels nonprofit work along the way, as well as the basics of program budgets and performance measurement. She left in 2011 to expand her experience in supporting social change, working at one of the world’s leading social enterprises in Cambodia. After returning to the U.S. in 2012, she consulted with nonprofits on how to build strong organizational foundations for fundraising and wrote grants for a variety of causes. As APA!’s Chief of Philanthropy, Maggie leads development strategy, oversees a staff of 5, and works with program managers in creating resources, measuring performance, and communicating their many successes to supporters.

Friday Feb 28th, 2020

Lunch - Pick Your Session

Clock Icon2:45 pm - 3:55 pm
Map Icon Capitol A-H, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol

During this lunch, there will be multiple presentation options including Lessons Learned: What it Means to be a Fellow in America's Top Shelters with Lisa Ward and Adopt a Donor Management System with Maggie Lynch (sponsored by Little Green Light).

Saturday Feb 29th, 2020

Fundraising for Survival: Lessons for Any Sized Organization (Part 1)

Clock Icon6:45 pm - 7:30 pm
Map Icon Capitol D, Sheraton at the Capitol

Austin Pets Alive! began as a volunteer-led organization with no budget but with a big dream to end the needless shelter killing in Austin’s city shelter. Although very difficult to get, money didn’t hold this organization back from achieving its dreams and it shouldn’t hold you back from achieving yours, either. Join fundraising innovator, Maggie Lynch and learn how to raise money, and how to get scrappy when you need to!


Maggie Lynch

Fundraising for Survival: Lessons for Any Sized Organization (Part 2)

Clock Icon7:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Map Icon Capitol D, Sheraton Austin at the Capitol

In Part II of this session, learn tips and techniques to set and meet your fundraising goals.


Maggie Lynch

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