Laura Poppiti has worked at small to mid-size nonprofit arts and arts education nonprofit organizations in various fundraising capacities—including capital campaigns, annual fund development, grantwriting, membership programs and special events—for more than a decade. Prior to CCI, Laura worked at the New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco where she served as the Development Director and led the organization’s individual and institutional fundraising efforts. She received her M.A. from San Francisco Art Institute in Exhibition & Museum Studies, and her B.A. in History from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. Laura manages CCI’s grantmaking programs and associated activities, in addition to overseeing the Bay Area office’s workshops, events, and operations.