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Cate A. Fox

Program Officer

Contact - cfox@macfound.org

Cate is a program officer overseeing the arts & culture in Chicago program area.

Most recently, Cate served as a senior consultant at The Alford Group, a consulting firm to the nonprofit community. Over nearly seven years with Alford she helped a diverse set of nonprofit organizations, including those in the arts, to evaluate programs, assess organizational strength, conduct strategic planning, and increase fundraising. Previously, Cate worked with the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. to revise their international programs and structure. Prior to that work she held a variety of positions within the nonprofit sector.

Cate received a Master of Arts degree in Peace and Development Studies with first class honors from the University of Limerick (Limerick, Ireland), and a Bachelor of Arts cum laude from Hollins University (Roanoke, VA). 

Cate A. Fox works on the following MacArthur programs and projects:

Arts & Culture in Chicago

MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions