Charlotte Cottier

Communications and Advisory Lead, Crown Family Philanthropies

Charlotte Cottier leads communications strategy and serves as a philanthropic advisor at Crown Family Philanthropies, a foundation based in Chicago. She brings a decade of experience at the intersection of the private and nonprofit sectors to her work, helping individuals, organizations, and communities move from ideas to impact. Charlotte received her BA in Sociology from Wesleyan University, her MA in Public Policy from the University of Chicago, and is a 21/64 Certified Advisor. In her spare time she proudly serves on the Associate Board of Cabrini Green Legal Aid and enjoys exploring midwestern nature in all its forms (particularly by lake swimming or cross country skiing).


Making Space for Youth Leadership

Posted on December 9, 2021 by Charlotte Cottier, Tracy Wasden, Marlene Corrado, Alexis Marion

There are many different strategies and formats to engage the next generation of youth in family philanthropy. Yet in all cases, younger members of the next generation need opportunities to take leadership roles that help them learn new skills, gain relevant experience in philanthropy, and hone their own practices and interests before taking on leadership as adults. Join us for… Read More