Lindsey Smith



Lindsey Smith

Project Manager


Lindsey Smith joined Advance NYC in 2015, where she draws from her strategic event planning and fundraising skills to serve as an integral member of the events team. She develops and manages event budgets and timelines, oversees event volunteers and staff, creates and implements fundraising strategies, manages databases and ticket sales, and analyzes event-related data. Prior to Advance NYC, Lindsey was a Research Assistant through Americorps VISTA with the New York Women’s Foundation, where she managed databases for 100+ grantee performances and analyzed data for publications including the Foundation’s Annual Report and Strategic Learning Initiatives. She brings an extensive background in community organizing for local, state, and national political organizations and candidates including Freedom Indiana, where she served as a Lead Field Organizer. Lindsey graduated from Indiana University with a double major in Philosophy and Political Science and a double minor in Nonprofit Management and Business. She is a lifelong ballerina with a green thumb.


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Phone: (212) 924-4488 Ext. 7648

Areas of Expertise

  • Data Analysis

  • Event Design & Management

  • Prospect Research

  • Volunteer Coordination

Areas of Interest

  • Arts and Culture

  • Music

  • Community Organizing and Activism

  • Social Justice

Recent Projects and Clients

  • The Author’s Guild Foundation

  • Harmony Program

  • Patron Manager