My vision: A hopeful world where people feel connected, give back and engage to nurture others, support strong communities, and promote a healthy environment.


McNamara Consulting

For nearly two decades Amy McNamara has worked with non-profits and foundations to advance their missions. Having served in both in the environmental and social sectors, Amy has experience in program and strategy development, grantmaking systems, capacity building, effective communication, due diligence, and supporting and managing grantee relationships.

Between 2009 and 2012 Amy worked for the Wilburforce Foundation where she supported on-the-ground wildlife conservation and habitat protection through the use of strategic grantmaking and helped build nonprofit capacity in five priority regions in the US and Canada. Prior to working with Wilburforce, Amy spent 11 years developing and leading programs for non-profits. Amy is the Vice President of the Bozeman Area Community Foundation and serves on the Community Foundations of Montana Council. Amy has degrees from Colgate University and University of Louisville.