Pat Robinson, M.P.A.

Associate Director, Special Projects

Contact Pat about The Foundation Review.

As associate editor of The Foundation Review, Pat is available to assist potential and current authors with inquiries about calls for papers and other needs. She is also available to discuss themed issues and opportunities for issue sponsorship.


Pat Robinson joined the Johnson Center in 1997 and currently serves as associate director for special projects. In this role, she coordinates nonprofit Brown Bag Lunch and Learn events in partnership with the School of Public, Nonprofit, and Health Administration, develops the Philanthropy Archives and Special Collections in partnership with GVSU Libraries, updates and maintains the Our State of Generosity website, and reviews and edits department publications. Pat is also associate editor of The Foundation Review, and responsible for reviewing and editing, overseeing production details, distributing the journal, and managing subscriptions.

Pat served on the boards of the SPNHA alumni chapter of the Alumni Association and the Grand Valley University Club. Pat holds a Bachelor of Science in public administration and a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in nonprofit management from Grand Valley State University. She is a member of Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society.