Grants, foundation relations and corporate philanthropy
Elisa manages SPUR’s portfolio of institutional funders and helps identify potential partners across the region to support SPUR’s fundraising goals and build strong relationships throughout the communities in which SPUR operates.
Prior to joining SPUR, she worked as a paralegal and volunteered as a nonprofit legal researcher. She brings her experience in writing, research, compliance and reporting to this role. Elisa earned an M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership from Fordham University and a B.A. in Political Science and Communication from Rutgers University. Originally from Mount Holly, NJ, Elisa enjoys traveling and enjoying the many green spaces the Bay Area has to offer.