CPG Enterprises, Inc.

Joyce Cellars is a development professional with 10 years of experience in donor relations, community engagement, and marketing. She particularly enjoys helping clients meet their fundraising goals by creating effective and sustainable work plans, building lasting and authentic relationships with donors and beneficiaries, engaging Board members, and developing a culture of philanthropy within their organizations. She is also the Director of Advancement at the Curtis Fund.

Ongoing Professional Activities

Experienced donor relations professional with complementary skills in major gifts and annual fundraising, communications, marketing, community development and management. Director of Advancement at the Curtis Fund in Middlebury, Vermont.

Current Studies and Campaigns

  • Barre Opera House

  • Bennington Museum

  • Brattleboro Museum

  • Burlington City Arts Foundation

  • Buxton School

  • Charlotte Library

  • Edgar May Health and Recreation Center

  • Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium

  • Green Mountain Club

  • Kroka Expeditions, Phase Two

Past Studies and Campaigns

  • Jeudevine Memorial Library

  • South Burlington Library

  • Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)

Current and Recent Advisory, Annual Fund and Coaching Clients

  • City Market, Onion River Co-op

  • Dinners with Love

  • Dog Mountain

  • The dZi Foundation

  • Housing Vermont

  • Vermont International Film Festival


University of California at Berkeley, B.A., German Literature


  • Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)

  • American Translators Association (ATA)

Former Positions

  • Intervale Center, Burlington, VT: Donor Relations Manager; Community Relations Coordinator; Development Coordinator

  • Chez Panisse, Berkeley, CA: Assistant to Alice Waters

  • United States Embassy, Berlin, Germany: Newsletter Editor