Jonathan Wittenberg joined the Guttmacher Institute in June 2005. As Vice President for Development, Mr. Wittenberg is in charge of developing and implementing the Institute’s fundraising effort, with the goal of mobilizing resources in support of the organization’s mission and strategic objectives. Mr. Wittenberg oversees fundraising programs targeting private foundations, government agencies and individual donors, and works to match the Institute’s projects and programs with funding agency priorities. He also coordinates the organization’s strategic planning process and works with staff across all divisions to develop standards and processes for monitoring and evaluation.
Prior to joining Guttmacher, he was the Program Associate for International Health Policy at the Commonwealth Fund, where he conducted policy analysis and provided support for the International Health Policy program’s grant-making activities. During his graduate studies, Mr. Wittenberg worked as a public policy intern for Physicians for Reproductive Health (then known as Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health). He received a B.S. in health sciences from James Madison University and a Master of Public Health from the Yale School of Epidemiology and Public Health.