Director of Institutional Giving
Joined CSS: 2008
As Director of Institutional Giving, Mary McGrail manages all aspects of CSS’s foundation, corporate, and government grants program. She leads the organization’s proposal development and submission process, oversees funder research, and cultivates support from foundations and corporations. Previously, Mary was Associate Director of Marketing and Communications. Before coming to CSS, she worked in marketing at Impacct Brooklyn and the Tea Association/Tea Council of the USA, and was Chief Legal Researcher at The Teachers Retirement System of the City of New York (TRS). Mary is a graduate of UMass Boston, and has an M.A. in Fiction from City College, CUNY, where she was a New York Times Fellow.