Denise Garey

Affiliated Fund Development Coordinator

Denise Garey works from McCook, Nebraska providing assistance to Nebraska Community Foundation affiliated funds in southwest Nebraska. As an Affiliated Fund Development Coordinator, she provides training, education and resources to communities as they strengthen and enhance their community impact.

Denise has an associate’s degree from McCook Community College and bachelor’s degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has an extensive background in fundraising, economic development, communications and community development. She served as Fund Coordinator for McCook Community Foundation Fund, Housing Director at McCook Economic Development Corporation and Director of Community Relations for Northeast Community College.

Denise is a native of McCook and returned in 2004 with her son, Mack Alspaugh. She enjoys her roles as a grandma, Driftwood Feeders 4-H Club leader, Husker volleyball fan, and rural believer.