David McGoy joined Cause Effective as a Senior Associate in 2017. He holds 25 years of experience in nonprofit management, fundraising, and organizational development. During that time he has designed campaigns that raised millions of dollars in funding benefiting tens of thousands of individuals nationwide, while playing virtually every organizational role: volunteer, direct service provider, program manager, grant writer, development director, founder, executive director and board member. For the past seven years David has served as management and fundraising consultant for organizations as diverse as Youth INC, Beespace, and America Scores NY. David has served in permanent and interim development positions at organizations including Fresh Youth Initiatives, Partnership for Afterschool Education and Project Reach Youth, as well as co-founding the nonprofit organizations Leadership through Sports, and Power Moves.
David has also served as a consulting program officer for the Staten Island Foundation, and is a past board member of the Staten Island Not For Profit Association. He has completed the internationally-recognized Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) credential program and is a member of the Association for Fundraising Professionals, the American Grant Writers Association, and the Association for Nonprofit Specialists. David pursued undergraduate studies at Howard University and is a degree candidate at Empire State College in Business, Management and Economics. He began his professional career as a journalist.