“You have to act as if it were possible to radically transform the world. And you have to do it all the time.” –Angela Davis

Adjunct Consultant

Christina Bourné

Riverdale, IL

Christina Bourné is an accomplished fundraising and nonprofit professional with a focus in board and staff development, annual campaign planning, diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) implementation, and strategic planning. During her 15-year career, her unique skills have allowed her to work with longstanding and emerging leaders in arts and culture, education and youth services, and social justice in the nonprofit and corporate sector. Christina considers herself a community organizer at heart and takes pride in building individual and organizational capacity through lasting change management frameworks that challenge clients to go beyond rhetoric to responsibility with equity and sustainability at the helm. Whether helping to establish a new nonprofit or assisting a longstanding organization to implement strategy for growth, she believes in the importance of a “people first” approach to every project.

Christina joined the Evolve team in 2021. In addition to her work with Evolve, Christina also serves as the Director of Development for Forward Momentum Chicago, Board Chair of Awakenings Art, and Finance Committee volunteer for the Joliet Arts Commission. She also sings professionally with her family of nine comprised of her siblings and mother—The Bournés.

Team(s)

Fundraising

Recent clients

  • Forward Momentum Chicago
  • The People’s Music School
  • Project Osmosis
  • Enrich Chicago

Education

Bachelor of Arts of General Studies, Roosevelt University

Interests

Christina enjoys singing, tea/coffee, old movies, cats, watches, ASMR, football and learning.