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For two decades, Mandy and her team at Funding for Good have been helping mission-driven nonprofits, consultants, and businesses build sustainability and impact. Now she has created The Hive – a place for for nonprofit consultants to connect, learn and grow along side each other. Welcome home!

Meet The Team

The Queen Bee

Mandy Pearce

Owner, Funding for Good
In 2009, visionary, Mandy Pearce, founded her flagship company, Funding for Good, to equip organizations with the skills and tools to become successful and sustainable. For over two decades, Mandy and her team of experts have helped hundreds of organizations supercharge their fundraising, leadership, and organizational strategy.

Today, Funding for Good works with nonprofits, small businesses, and nonprofit consultants across the country. Premier services for organizations of every size and type include strategic planning, executive searches, board solutions, and on-demand consultations. Funding for Good is also committed to strengthening nonprofits and mission-driven businesses by supporting a thriving consulting sector. This includes our Nonprofit Consulting Conference Online and unique 60-day Nonprofit Consulting Boot Camp that helps consultants at every stage accelerate their business growth.


Marie Palacios

Marie Palacios, Lead Consultant for Funding for Good, is an expert facilitator, certified by The Institute of Cultural Affairs in the USA in evidence-based facilitation practices known as the ToP Method. She combines proven facilitation methods and her passion for community to facilitate dynamic and productive meetings. Marie enjoys facilitating community organizing, advocacy, consensus building, and action planning workshops for diverse organizations across the nation.

Over the past two decades, Marie has worn every hat imaginable in the nonprofit world: volunteer, board member, program director, executive director, and development consultant. Her nonprofit specialties include strategic planning facilitation, program design, board development, grant writing, and messaging.

Marie is bilingual and uses her Spanish skills to provide language access services for businesses and local government sectors, teach Spanish for Professional Courses, and coordinate missions in Latin America through her private consulting company, MP Pro Consult. Marie is a native of Morganton, NC where she lives with her husband and three children.

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Anne Schmidt

Anne is the founder of NJ Web Creative, a creative design agency that makes the overwhelming and often complex process of designing a visual brand or website, simple. She has over 14 years of experience in graphic and web design and has won awards for her winning sense of customer service, for being a team player, and for going above and beyond. She loves working with nonprofits, small businesses and entrepreneurs, locally and nationally, as well as lending her talents to the team at Funding for Good.