Jennifer is a Foundation Manager on the Ceres Development team. Jennifer generates foundation proposals and reports, cultivates foundation relationships, and manages a portfolio of foundation grants. She collaborates with Ceres staff to highlight successes and identify funding needs to build the case for funder support.
Jennifer has experience working in nonprofit sector in program development and management, and grassroots organizing. Prior to Ceres, Jennifer worked at the Sierra Club where she directed conservation programs in Los Angeles. She worked with a coalition that successfully negotiated the preservation of 240,000 acres at Tejon Ranch, north of Los Angeles. Jennifer also has extensive experience working in the animal welfare field.
Jennifer graduated from Middlebury College with a BA in Biology. She enjoys birdwatching, hiking, and exploring New England with her twin sons.