John McCracken

Development Assistant

The River Food Pantry

John has a passion for writing and enjoys working with and building community. He has experience researching and writing grants, as well as writing newsletters and other communications, such as blog posts and donor-focused print material. John has experience with weekly content publishing, as well as curating content. John also volunteers as a PREA certified tutor for the State of Wisconsin.

Brings to Board

I will bring my experience in grant writing, copy editing, fundraising strategy alongside my passion for community building, social & civil rights, equality, and the arts to a board position.

Hopes for a Board Seat

I hope to receive the opportunity to work with an organization that makes Madison a better city for all people. I hope to not just "sit" on a board, I want use my skills to create and achieve concrete goals that better an organization as a whole.


  • blog writing, creative writing, database management, fundraising, grant research, grant writing, marketing, website management, zym,