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Tara Andersen serves as the Area Director for Mission Increase Orange County, CA. She brings over 25 years of business leadership and fundraising experience where she successfully stewarded and solicited over $52M across multiple campaigns. She has a deep love for developing leaders to unleash their God given potential and impact the world for Christ. Tara holds degrees in Psychology and Criminal Justice and is currently in the process of completing her Master’s degree in Organizational Psychology. She also holds certifications as a CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) and CCNL (Credentialed Christian Nonprofit Leader). Tara lives in Orange County with her husband, Steve, and their four sons.
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Welcome to MI Orange County!

Mission Increase (MI) Orange County is a community of Christian ministries working to implement a biblical approach to fundraising to grow and more fully-achieve their God-given missions. What do we want FOR Orange County as a result? An “overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.” (2 Corinthians 9:12-NIV)

Funded by givers from this community, MI Orange County is able to offer teaching, coaching, consulting, and even matching grants, all at no cost to ministries. Together, givers and ministries are leveraging God’s resources to transform our communities. We invite you to join us!

Tara Andersen • Orange County Area Director

Events

Webinar


Leadership Transitions

Thoughtful and Smooth Succession Planning for Your Ministry

Hosts: William Vanderbloemen (Vanderbloemen Search Group), Josh Wren (Mission Increase)

November 29, 11:00 AM PST

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Major Gifts: Asking Without Fear

From Fear to Freedom

January 24   Irvine
January 25   Santa Ana
January 31   Brea

 

 

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