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Marshall's Experience in Nonprofit Leadership, Philanthropy, and Grantmaking

Spur Local - Formerly the Catalogue for Philanthropy - Greater Washington

Peer Reviewer 2023 and 2024

Serving on a team of over 170 community advocates from foundations, peer nonprofits, giving circles, corporate giving programs, local government agencies, and the broader community who evaluate applications from nonprofits wishing to be featured in the Catalogue (200+ a year) for their critical local impact. 

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The Unfunded List

Proposal Evaluator 2023 and 2024

Proposal evaluators provide useful feedback and candid perspective on "rejected" proposals submitted to the Unfunded List for review by social impact organizations and entrepreneurs.

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AIM for Excellence Award Competition (Formerly known as The Washington Post Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Management) 

Selection Committee Chair 2011 – 2016

The program was managed by the Center for Nonprofit Advancement in Washington.  The Committee included 20+ volunteer leaders from diverse professional backgrounds.  The process comprised a open invitation Part 1, an invitation-only Part 2, as well as site visits to finalist organizations.

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New Jersey State Council on the Arts logo

Serving on the spring 2024 grants review panel for Multidisciplinary arts organizations.

Open Door Philanthropy Podcast

Marshall was interviewed on March 15, 2024 by Unfunded List founder Dave Moss as part of their Open Door Philanthropy Podcast Series

Grants Management and Review Panels

J.M.K. (J.M. Kaplan Fund) Innovation Prize - Application Reviewer – 2017

Econometrica, Inc. - NeighborWorks America Project Reinvest

Community Development Grant Reviewer  -- 2017

DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities - UPSTART Capacity Building Grants Review Panel – 2016

Arlington Community Foundation - Human Services Grants Proposal Reviewer - 2008-2010; Arts Grants Proposal Reviewer - 2007

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Serving on the Fundraising Committee for this organization that serves visual artists who live and work in Arlington County as well as promotes activities that bring the arts to the community.

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AFP Foundation for Philanthropy

Board Member, 2008 - 2016

Vice Chair, Annual Giving 2015 - 2016

Leader with the national foundation partner of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP.)   

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Team DC - Night OUT at the Nationals (2014-2019)

Served on the coordinating committee for one of the nation's largest LGBT sports fan event, brining nearly 4,000 community members to a Washington Nationals baseball game.  Specific duties included coordinating with corporate partner representatives who brought large delegations of employees to the games.


Episcopal Diocese of Washington

Served as the Chair of the Commission on Stewardship in the early 2000s. Providing counseling and training to parishes to help them strengthen their stewardship programs.  Helped to coordinate an annual Stewardship Conference for parishes, featuring guest speakers and experts.

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