Catherine Brack is a highly experienced fundraiser and events producer with more than 20 years of creating successful partnerships for non-profit organizations.
Catherine specializes in making good organizations great, and has a broad background in targeting and securing institutional funding, creating memorable events and increasing revenue.
She was recently named Development Director for the Gaillard Center in Charleston, SC where she works with individuals, local businesses, and community leaders to provide funding support for the operation of the Center’s performing arts programming and education.
Brack has been working for nonprofit organizations for two decades and has managed her own consulting practice, Catherine Brack + Associates. She has served as the director of development for the Center for Democracy & Technology, a global online civil liberties and human rights organization; managed a portfolio of PBS’s nationally distributed television programs and secured corporate underwriting for a range of shows; and worked as the marketing director of Spivey Hall, a classical and jazz music performance venue on the campus of Clayton College and State University.
Her previous work experience in the D.C. Metro area includes United Cerebral Palsy, where she was the national fundraiser for corporate and foundation giving, and the WETA-based PBS Sponsorship Group, where she managed a portfolio of PBS’s nationally distributed television programs and secured corporate underwriting for a diverse range of shows including The PBS NewsHour, Washington Week, Clifford, Arthur, Frontier House, Globe Trekker and the National Memorial Day Concerts. Other past clients include Soles4Souls, Planet Forward and the National Wildlife Federation.
Prior to her work in Washington, D.C., Brack was the Marketing Director for Spivey Hall, a top-tier classical and jazz music performance venue on the campus of Clayton State University. Additionally, she negotiated sponsorship agreements for World Travel Partners, a Centennial Olympic Games sponsor, and managed on-site events for National Public Radio (NPR).