Lindsay Gough, MPA

Director of Grants
  (202) 296-2741

Lindsay serves as a Director of Grants at McAllister & Quinn. Bringing her extensive experience in the nonprofit sector as a grant writer and grant manager, she develops and executes grant-seeking strategies for higher education clients.

Prior to joining McAllister & Quinn, Lindsay managed the grants program at CommunityHealth in Chicago, one of the country’s largest free health clinics. While there, she oversaw the organization’s entire grants program from developing and managing funder relationships to grant writing, budget development, and grant reporting. Before this, Lindsay served in the grants department at the Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter where she was responsible for researching grant prospects for funding interests and maintaining grant support from family foundations. Additionally, she interned at the City of Evanston, IL where she worked on transportation-related projects while completing her master’s capstone analyzing the demographics of bike riders in Chicago.


  • Foundation Relations Manager, CommunityHealth
  • Grants Specialist, Alzheimer’s Association Illinois Chapter


  • Foundation Relations
  • Grant writing
  • Nonprofits


  • MPA, DePaul University
  • B.A., Brigham Young University-Idaho