Frances Kunreuther
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Public Administration

Frances Kunreuther is the Director of the Building Movement Project (, which has been working for the past five years to strengthen the role of US nonprofit organizations as sites of democratic practice and to advance ways nonprofits can contribute to building movement for progressive social change. The Project is currently focused on three areas: generational change in leadership, the role social service organizations play in social change, and the importance of nonprofits as sites of public engagement. Kunreuther founded the Building Movement Project at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University where she was a senior fellow for five years. Kunreuther has also worked with immigrants, homeless families, domestic violence and sexual assault survivors, and substance users during her thirty years in the nonprofit sector.