• Staff member

Annelise Grimm (she/her)

  • Program Director, Integrated Benefits (Interim), Code for America

Annelise serves as a Program Director for the Safety Net, currently supporting our teams working in the District of Columbia and Illinois. Annelise joined Code for America in 2018 to conduct discovery research on the workforce development system. This research ultimately led to the launch of our Tax Benefits team, where she served from 2019-2023, supporting the launch of GetYourRefund and GetCTC. Previously, Annelise worked as a Program Officer at the James Irvine Foundation, primarily supporting organizations in the civic engagement, elections policy, and government performance spaces. She has a passion for inclusive, participatory governance, and has worked in a broad range of social, economic, and racial justice organizations, as well as in county government. While at the Alameda County Public Health Department, Annelise helped launch the Innovations in Reentry grant program, which redirected state corrections dollars to reentry services through a participatory grant-making process. Annelise holds Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees in International Development Studies from Brown University. She is a drummer and gardener, and lives with her husband Paul in San Francisco.