Katie Cukerbaum

Development Manager, Friends of the Texas Historical Commission | Austin, Texas

Katie grew up in Dripping Springs, Texas. Since September 2017, she has worked as Development Manager for Friends of the Texas Historical Commission. Prior to joining FTHC, she worked as Executive Director of the Texas House Democratic Campaign Committee for five years, and for two years as Community Outreach Director for an Austin-area nonprofit. In her role as Development Manager with the Friends of the THC, Katie focuses on grant writing as well as on major gift fundraising, donor relations, and communications and outreach. She also is the research guru for the Friends’ development office, and manages all aspects of social media communications for the Friends.

Katie is a board member of the Texas Democracy Foundation, the parent Board of The Texas Observer publication. She received her BA in anthropology from the University of Texas at Austin.