About Us

Susan Schreiber



sschreiber AT commoncause DOT org 


Susan Schreiber is associate vice president of foundation grants.  She works to identify, cultivate and develop new foundation funding, and collaborates with program staff in the national office and the states on foundation funding proposals on behalf of Common Cause and the Common Cause Education Fund.


Susan joined Common Cause's development department in spring 2005, bringing thirty years of nonprofit experience in planning, staff and board development and volunteer training as well as fundraising.  She has been vice president for exhibitions and public programs of the City Museum of Washington, D.C., director of interpretation and education at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, assistant director of the American Association of Museums, and program officer for the National Endowment for the Humanities. She began her career teaching high school on the edge of a New England thread mill town.