About Jean M. Entine


Jean EntineJean has spent the past forty years working in the non-profit sector as a progressive activist. She was the Executive Director of Women for Economic Justice and the Boston Women’s Fund and Interim Executive Director of the Island Affordable Housing Fund on Martha’s Vineyard. She also served as Interim Development Director of the Boston Architectural Center. 

She is now working with a few select clients on issues of organizational and program development and fundraising planning. Past clients include: Black Belt Community Foundation,  Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation, the Funding Exchange, Piedmont Peace Project, Families USA, and the Public Conversations Project. 

Over the years Jean has served on a number of local, state and national boards. Currently she is on the board of Jewish Voice for Peace, the Algebra Project and Grassroots International. A sampling of past board work includes Political Research Associates (secretary 1999-2004), Freedom House, Asian Taskforce on Domestic Violence, American Civil Liberties Union (treasurer 1989-1991), and the Cambridge Peace Commission (vice chair 1988-1992). She has also served on the Advisory Boards of the Center for Popular Economics, Neighbor to Neighbor, and the ACLU.

Jean is the recipient of several awards including the “Changing the Face of Philanthropy” award from the Women’s Funding Network, a “Peace and Justice” award from the Cambridge Peace Commission and the “Lifetime Achievement” award from Rosie’s Place.

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