Marcia joined the Center in May 2016 as Director of Foundations and oversees its foundation portfolio, including prospect research and management, proposal writing, and grant reporting. An editor and writer, she has more than 20 years of development and fundraising experience. She comes to the Center most recently from the District of Columbia Public Library, where she managed all aspects of their federal grants program, including writing and researching proposals, monitoring expenses and budgets, reporting, and maintaining grants.gov and SAM accounts. She also oversaw all corporate and foundation fundraising including researching and writing proposals and meeting reporting requirements for numerous funders. She received her BA in English Literature from the University of Pennsylvania.