Jennifer Zimmerman is the Director of Grants and Evaluation for bi3, Bethesda Inc.’s grantmaking initiative to transform the health and well being of all people in Greater Cincinnati.
Through her work, bi3 has fueled new care models to reduce infant mortality, improved access to behavioral healthcare, enhanced end-of-life care, while lowering healthcare costs. Addressing these issues is essential for creating significant improvement in community health and healthcare delivery.
Jennifer leads the development of bi3’s strategy and collaborative relationships to achieve its mission. She partners with grantees to plan, implement and evaluate grant-funded initiatives.
Previously, Jennifer was the principal of JCZ Consulting, LLC, a consulting firm offering evaluation, program development and strategic planning services to nonprofit and philanthropic organizations. She has served as the director of a multi-agency collaboration, director of evaluation for a large child-serving nonprofit and was part of the evaluation staff in a healthcare foundation.
Jennifer serves on the Cradle Cincinnati Advisory Board, GreenLight Cincinnati Advisory Board and Bethesda Foundation Research and Grants Committee. She is a member of the Cincinnati Chamber’s C-Change Class 2 and holds a Master’s degree in Social Work with a focus in social and economic development.