The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy is an academic center of the College of Community and Public Service at Grand Valley State University.


Using the Johnson Center Name

The full and formal name Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy must be used in the first mention of the Center, after which the shortened version Johnson Center may be used. The acronym JCP should never be used.

Full Name (first mention use)  /  Abbreviation (for use after first mention of full name):

  • Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy  /  Johnson Center for Philanthropy or Johnson Center
  • Community Research Institute at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy  /  Community Research Institute or CRI
  • The Grantmaking School of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy  /  The Grantmaking School

Media Inquiries

To schedule an interview or speak with an employee of the Johnson Center for Philanthropy, please contact Tory Martin, director of communications & development, at martinv@gvsu.edu or (616) 331-9039.


Johnson Center for Philanthropy in the News

When the work of the Johnson Center and/or our staff is featured in the media, we share it here.