Linda Garrison

Advancement Strategist

Linda S. Garrison, CFRE is a seasoned nonprofit expert with outstanding success in major gift fundraising, campaign management, prospect research and data analysis. She also has expertise in grant writing, training, public speaking, social media, annual fundraising, and client/donor relations.

Linda has significant experience in capital campaign planning and feasibility studies, as well as campaign consulting. She has served in both front-line development and public relations functions for nearly every type of nonprofit in the 501(c)(3) universe, including health care and hospitals, advocacy organizations, higher education and K-12 private schools, social and human services agencies and faith-based.

As Senior Consultant at WealthEngine, she worked with such major organizations as WNET, the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Prison Fellowship International, Cru, Feeding America, PETA, Sierra Club, University of Arkansas (Fayetteville), National Christian Foundation and more. As Vice President of the Robert B. Sharp Company of Colorado, Linda was instrumental in assisting clients with raising millions of dollars with capital and endowment campaigns.

She has spoken at the AFP iCON (international conference) twice, AFP Kentucky's bi-annual conference, APRA's Colorado chapter, and at the Gift Planning Group of Northeastern New York. She is also a frequent webinar presenter for organizations including Arreva and DonorSearch. She is a former board member of AFP Colorado Chapter.