Marisa N. Benson, Grants Manager

Email: mbenson(at)grdodge(dot)org
Phone: 973-695-1187

Marisa manages Dodge's grantmaking systems and works to ensure systems meet the needs of grantees, applicants, and staff. 

She began her career in grantmaking as a cultural program specialist for the U.S. Department of State, and for the past 10 years has developed systems to enhance program operations for the International Internship Program at Princeton University. 

She holds a Master of Science in Arts Administration from Drexel University and a Bachelor of Arts in Diplomacy and International Relations from Seton Hall University.

In her free time, Marisa produces festivals and creative placemaking projects in New Jersey communities and performs rap and spoken word.