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Marshall Ginn Philanthropy Consultant

Welcome back to Open Door Philanthropy Giving Advisors as we continue our focus on the burgeoning and important field of philanthropy consulting. Marshall Ginn is Principal at Capital Philanthropy ( and an Associate Member of the National Network for Consultants to Grantmakers where he supports their resource development efforts. Like Dave, he has a background in the arts and began his career as a development assistant. During the interview they discussed Marshall’s upbringing in Richmond, VA and how he eventually got into philanthropy consulting. This wide ranging conversation covered the current state of philanthropy at length, including topics ranging from how to properly plan and execute social change to the various causes of burnout in the philanthropic sector. Enjoy!

Marshall Ginn is also a member of the Unfunded List Proposal Evaluation Committee and will be reviewing proposals this Spring. Submit your proposal ( by March 30 and maybe Marshall will be one of your evaluators!


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