Services Provided for Some of Our Clients

Strategic Planning  -  Leadership Development  -  Operational Effectiveness


Raise The Roof Academy

TMG has helped Raise The Roof Academy in introducing the power of collective impact through a week long program with schools leaders from 21 schools in the Masaka region of Uganda to launch a leadership association.

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4:13 Strong

TMG has assisted in 4:13's creation of their Board Engagement Retreat to better acquaint members with the organization’s programming and staffing needs, set programming goals, and create metrics to measure outcomes.

Together, Miriam's Promise and TMG reviewed existing donor practices and data to expand the development program focusing on existing services that can be expanded to help even more families and partner organizations.

EIC Catalyst


Working with the Board of Directors of this brand new nonprofit, the EIC and TMG worked to create the infrastructure for a first ever capital campaign.

Nashville Freedom School Partnership

In a dynamic partnership, NFSP and TMG evaluated the organization's current development and fundraising practices to create a strong new program securing the viability of this vital mission for Nashville's children and allowing leadership to focus on the program rather than always seeking donations.


TMG worked with executive leadership to strengthen presentation and fundraising skills and coached One Gen leaders on how to optimize the call to support those gathered at their annual fundraising event.

TMG has had the honor of coaching the Executive Director in maximizing the call to action during some of Mending Hearts' key events to meet fundraising goals.

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Wilson County CASA

TMG has been tasked to help in the mission of creating a monthly giving program to increase donors and provide a budget base for strategic planning aimed at growth for CASA of Wilson County to expand their efforts and impact.

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TMG was enlisted to help TIRRC in their preparation and training of their Board of Directors for the first TIRRC capital campaign along with donor analysis, ensuring they have the tools to see the successful result at the end of their Tennessee Is Home Campaign.

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Nashville Social Enterprise Alliance

TMG has worked with NSEA in their efforts by developing a Board Retreat under the advisement of staff and founder, as well as crafting a strategic timeline, project assignments, and deadlines for work due to strengthen the program offerings of the NSEA.

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Center for Nonprofit Management

The Macfarlan Group is proud to partner with the Center for Nonprofit Management as an acting strategist, speaker and consultant for various projects serving multiple clients across the state of Tennessee.

Throughout the COVID pandemic, TMG has led CNM workshops, consulted with Middle Tennessee nonprofits on the CNM COVID Emergency Response Team and served on subject matter expert panels.

Communities In Schools - Tennessee

Serving 17 schools in the Middle Tennessee area with academic support for underserved students, CIS worked with TMG to create a long-term  development program to maximize untapped sources of revenue to create a sustainable funding strategy to grow the delivery of the mission to more schools especially in this time of COVID.

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Tennessee Innocence Project

Friends of Williamson County Animal Shelter

Friends called upon TMG to create the infrastructure for a capital campaign for a brand new shelter that is a component in a larger county municipal building.

Together with TIP executive leadership, TMG created a strong Board engagement protocol which prompted a staff expansion for development and fundraising practices making the financial standing of the organization stronger as the work of the organization grows across the state.