Natalie Alvarado

Natalie has been serving the non-profit sector since 2007, and joined OCRA in 2019. As Manager, Grants and Programs, Natalie manages the organization’s mission initiatives. Prior to joining OCRA, Natalie was in the Chicago office of the American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) as the organization’s Research Grants Manager. Her career has included roles in fundraising, event planning, community relations, alumni engagement, grantmaking, program planning, and program evaluation. Natalie currently volunteers for the New York affiliates of iMentor and Susan G. Komen. She holds degrees from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Columbia University.