Philanthropic families care about legacy as well as impact — but at times, honoring both can be a challenge. As social issues, needs, and pathways to impact evolve, it can be difficult to find creative ways to honor cherished family legacies while remaining responsive to beneficiaries and adaptive to new
Kyle Caldwell, executive director of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University, hosted a webinar with three sector experts to help organizations across the U.S. navigate the federal tax debate (recorded December 14, 2017).
The Johnson Center for Philanthropy hosted the 46th annual ARNOVA conference — it's largest ever — in Grand Rapids, Michigan in November 2017. Nearly 1,000 philanthropic leaders, scholars, and researchers joined us to explore the role of nonprofit and philanthropic organizations in strengthening local communities all over the world.
W.K. Kellogg Community Philanthropy Chair Jason Franklin talks about how to reverse an era of vast inequality.
Jason Franklin, Ph.D. of the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy discusses the power of collective giving during his talk “Go Farther Together” at Inspire 2015 hosted by Fidelity Charitable® on September 17, 2015.
Dr. Teri Behrens talks about the Johnson Center for Philanthropy in the Grand Valley Magazine (Fall 2014).