Identify and design strategies for integrated capital investing programs, including sourcing, due diligence, mission-alignment, risk and return assessment, and diversification. Learn how grants can complement investment. Expertise in healthy food and agriculture, Indigenous Peoples, community-based organizations, and climate solutions.
Innovate systems and programs for grantmaking, advocacy, and collaboration that leverage dollars, knowledge and ideas. Build and facilitate diverse, inclusive networks of allies, alliances, advisors, board and staff to ensure mission impact
Develop innovative grantmaking programs in the U.S. and globally. Build connections between grassroots, regional and policy-level leaders for transformation.Create opportunities to facilitate and lift voices for equity and access to resources.
Jen is nationally recognized for her integrated capital work that champions people and planet-centered businesses, communities and entrepreneurs. After 20 years of foundation leadership supporting human rights, gender justice, and health and environmental issues with grants and leadership, Jen has incorporated investing into her strategies for equity and transformation. Her expertise includes cross- cultural competency,climate solutions, healthy food, and Indigenous Peoples. Before launching Integrated Capital Strategies, Jen led Swift Foundation for over eight years.
Jen provided reliable and assuring guidance during a year full of uncertainty and new challenges to our global network of activists. Her role as coach, sounding board and champion to our mission and my leadership continues to be an important part of our success.
Jen combines investing expertise with an understanding of board dynamics, a talent for deciphering technical concepts, and the ability to guide and coach. Her passion and sense of possibility make her a joy to work with.
Jen was a fantastic guide for our foundation's first foray as a group into the wide-ranging world of integrated capital, and I've been so grateful for her insight and expertise.
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