Ms. Sandy Lindahl, Principal of Lindahl Consultants, has been a teacher and coach to non-profit leaders for their capital campaigns, annual giving, planned giving, endowment, and major gifts programs, including giving guidance in creating endowment and gift policies. She has served church and religious organizations, higher education, land conservation, and local non-profits. Sandy has worked with lay and ministerial leaders in various faith traditions and several countries including the US, Canada, Ghana, and Germany.
Sandy is an inspirational coach, successful fund-raiser, creative planner, and a popular speaker and leader on the spiritual connection with money and possessions and faith-based fund-raising. With excellent relational skills, she is a sought-after teacher and writer.
Sandy is a commissioned minister of the United Church of Christ and has assisted churches and religious organizations since 1999. Her previous employers include the College of Wooster, The Ohio State University, The Trust for Public Land, Ackley Consulting Group, United Church Funds, and the United Church of Christ.
Sandy holds a BA in English and Economics from the State University of New York College at Geneseo, and she completed courses at Andover Newton Theological School. She is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.