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Cate A. Fox

Senior Program Officer, Chicago Commitment

Contact - cfox@macfound.org

Cate oversees the arts & culture in the Chicago Commitment 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

Chicago Commitment

MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

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MacArthur formed the MacArthur Funds at the Prince Charitable Trusts and the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation in 2003 to expand our support for small and mid-sized arts and culture organizations across Chicago. Read More

Creating a More Equitable Creative Sector in Chicago

Live on MacArthur’s Facebook page, MacArthur’s Cate Fox moderated a conversation featuring Carlos Tortolero of the National Museum of Mexican Art and Julie Nakagawa of DanceWorks Chicago. Read More
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