Director of Grant Management, Advisory Board
Jennifer Shipon got her start grant writing serving as a development associate in the Americorps VISTA program in Camden, New Jersey. Over the course of the next 15 years and counting, Jennifer has worked with Rebuilding Together Camden, the Camden Children’s Garden, New Life Community Development Corporation, Mercy Center Bronx, Die Jim Crow, and the Coney Island Avenue Project, among others, securing private/public foundation and government grants for a variety of unmet social services and arts needs.
Jennifer is a classically trained flutist with a degree in Music Performance from The College of New Jersey. An avid reader, she also enjoys writing poetry and short stories, listening to and making music, hiking, and learning languages.