Alison Canavan

Senior Strategist


Alison Canavan is a senior strategist with Social Capital. Canavan has over a decade of experience in the nonprofit sector.

Prior to joining Social Capital, Canavan led the corporate membership and individual major gifts programs for the Center for American Progress (CAP), a non partisan think tank in Washington, D.C. Prior to CAP Canavan was a member of the American Red Cross corporate partnerships team. During her tenure Canavan implemented cause marketing promotions, employee giving and volunteer programs in response to episodic events and for annual giving. She also served as the lead coordinator of the Annual Disaster Giving Program.  Canavan began her career with the American Bar Association where she providing administrative support as well as organizing local and national recruitment events.  

Canavan received her B.A. in Political Science from American University. She is based in Washington, D.C. 

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