cventura AT commoncause DOT org
Cecilia Ventura joined Common Cause in 2008. As Development Associate, Cecilia helps to secure funding for Common Cause and Common Cause Education Fund’s state and national programs. She administers foundation grants, researches and identifies foundation and individual funders, facilitates the logistics of national and state events, and plays a role in the development of outreach and informational materials for donor cultivation and fundraising.
Cecilia brought to Common Cause two years of previous experience in non-profit fundraising for environmental organizations, during which she administered corporate and foundation grants, produced major donor correspondence, handled event procedures, and served as drafter and editor. Cecilia holds a bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in nonfiction editing and writing from George Mason University.