- University of Vermont, B.A. Directing Theater
- DePaul University, completed 3-year MFA program in Theater Direction
Candace Crisman has over 20 years of experience as a nonprofit capacity builder and fundraiser. She has worked as both a consultant and employee with over 50 agencies across Chicago’s south and west sides. She is accomplished in grant writing across a number of social service issue areas including education, workforce and economic development, youth, minority rights, addiction, and after-school programming at Chicago Public Schools.
She enjoys reading, traveling, working on her Spanish and French and volunteering with start-up nonprofits and programs to ensure success and best practices for the clients they serve.