Jennifer Near is a nonprofit professional, philanthropic advisor, and grantmaker with experience working with civil society, donors, and foundations in the US and globally to advance their organizational goals.
Specialties include strategy development, project and grant management, evaluation, mission-driven investing, volunteer engagement, organizing, corporate social responsibility, and resource development. She has issue area expertise in human rights, women rights and gender issues, environmental and economic justice, community development, restorative justice, and building local, living, cooperative economies.
Ms. Near currently works as a Senior Philanthropic Advisor/Program Director with Strategic Philanthropy, Ltd./ The Libra Foundation. She lives in Newmarket, New Hampshire.