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CFSA Staff Spotlight: David Gardner

The Community Foundation for Southern Arizona is excited to give you a chance to get to know our Board of Trustees and our Team through Board & Staff Spotlights!

Get to Know David!

David Gardner is a Program Manager within the Community Investments team at CFSA! David oversees a variety of CFSA community initiatives and grant processes, including the Pima Alliance for Animal Welfare, the LGBTQ+ Alliance Fund, and the Nonprofit Solar Project. He also manages much of the Community Foundation’s reporting and evaluation processes.

Fun Facts about David:

If you could live anywhere, where would that be?
I would love a good coastal cabin or winter-free version of Colorado.

What word would you add to the dictionary if you could, and what would it mean?
Brekky – breakfast as a community building activity (as in team brekky, pre-hike brekky)

What is your favorite book and why?
East of Eden – I love the multi-generational stories, the descriptions of the Salinas valley, and the prose.

What is the top item on your bucket list?
I would love to sit courtside at a Denver Nuggets game.

What is your favorite food?
Breakfast burritos!

What do you like most about working for CFSA?
I love the chance to interact with and build relationships with so many different nonprofits in Southern Arizona.

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