Gina Schumacher is the development associate at Dream Corps, supporting the development team to collect, document and build fundraising support for the organization and its programs. Gina has been working with nonprofits for over seven years in food security, climate change, grassroots organizing, and social justice. She believes that the role of a fundraiser is to provide opportunities for individuals and organizations to contribute their resources that make positive change possible.
Before joining the Dream Corps team, she worked for various local nonprofits in the Bay Area including the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. There, she collaborated with advocacy, program and membership staff to engage local donors, businesses and stakeholders committed to a just, equitable, and green transportation system through the bicycle. Before her career in development, she was involved in community outreach, environmental and bilingual education, and database and administrative support.