About

 Anne E. Nash, J.D., is the Principal and Owner of My Giving Advisor, LLC, a philanthropic advising firm located in Lexington, Kentucky.  Nash is an attorney and entrepreneur with a passion for all things philanthropic. Nash retired as Executive Director of Blue  Grass Community Foundation in June of 2009. While at BGCF, Nash grew foundation assets from $20 million to $40 million and increased  grant making from $1 million to over $3.5 million annually. Previously, Nash had been Senior Gift Planning Advisor at The Nature  Conservancy in Arlington, Virginia, one of the nation’s largest non profits. Before that, she was Director of Complex Gifts at The Nature  Conservancy, where she headed a senior team of gift planners located throughout the U.S. With over twenty years of gift planning and fund raising experience, Nash is a frequent speaker at estate planning councils, planned giving councils, and fund raising forums. She has published articles on real estate gifts and on charitable remainder trusts in the Journal of Gift Planning. Nash is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Kentucky and has a law degree from the University of Kentucky Law School. She is a past president of Central Kentucky Planned Giving Council and the Lexington Chapter of the Association of Fund Raising Professionals. Prior to her non profit career, Nash practiced law in Lexington.

Charlie Taylor Charles P. Taylor is Senior Consultant. Charlie retired from Vanderbilt University where he  served as Director of Major Gifts for the past 14 years. A dynamic fundraiser with 40 years of high-level development program management,  Charlie’s work with My Giving Advisor clients includes prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation; volunteer recruitment and  management at all levels; strategic planning and visioning; general development and grants management. He particularly enjoys moving  poorly performing organizations to high functioning levels of prosperity. He has developed comprehensive fundraising strategies for statewide  affiliates of the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and Arthritis Foundation and their local branches involving foundation  grants, corporate contributions, special gifts and individual donor programs as well as the integration of targeted high level special events  fundraising to increase public awareness.

John N. Newton is Communications and Marketing Strategist. John is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and has worked in national, state, and local political fundraising and campaigns. A writer and sports blogger, John handles social media, campaign plans, communications and marketing for the firm.

Our Clients

My Giving Advisor works with nonprofit organizations, donors, companies and foundations. Below is a selective listing:

Network for Good

Community Foundation for Mississippi

Montrose Community Foundation

Gunnison Valley Community Foundation

LexArts (Lexington Arts and Cultural Council)

ITN America

ITN Bluegrass

YMCA of Central Kentucky

Newport Aquarium WAVE Foundation

Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital

Kentucky Equal Justice Center

University of Kentucky Health Care

Kentucky Environmental Foundation

United Way of the Bluegrass

CirrusMio, Inc

Diamond Investment Group

Community Action Council

Hargrove Madden LLP

The Lexington Singers

Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky