BEA Welcomes Development Director: Danielle Freire!

February 12, 2020

The BEA is delighted to welcome Danielle Freire as the new Development Director.

Danielle has dedicated her career to ensuring success for nonprofit missions she cares about. Over the past seven years, Danielle has worked behind the scenes on all things development from prospect research, grant writing and reporting, portfolio and project management, and donor cultivation and stewardship. During her time on fundraising teams both big and small, she’s recognized the value of maintaining seamless operations to increase efficiency and ultimately raise the resources needed to advance a variety of missions. Above all else, Danielle’s commitment to social justice enables her to authentically promote programs that empower families and highlight the voices of marginalized communities.

Danielle most recently served as Associate Director of Development for Circle for Justice Innovations (CJI), a national grassroots grantmaker whose mission is to end the mass criminalization and incarceration of communities of color. Danielle joined the BEA on February 3rd, 2020. She’s excited to continue her work in service of grassroots organizations and championing authentic collaboration through the BEA.