One of the nation’s largest academic centers for philanthropy has a new executive director. Today, the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University named Kyle Caldwell to the position.
Caldwell currently works for the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation (Flint) as the director of the Pathways Out Of Poverty grant making team.
“This is a great opportunity to work with a storied organization under the vision of Dottie Johnson, a great philanthropic leader,” Caldwell said in a statement.
Caldwell has over two decades of experience, which includes a stint as president and CEO of the Michigan Nonprofit Association and Connect Michigan Alliance. He has also served as executive director of the Michigan Community Service Commission for both governors John Engler and Jennifer Granholm.
“Caldwell's experience will ensure the organization has the strong leadership needed to fulfill its mission and 22-year legacy of developing research, resources and education opportunities for the philanthropic community,” stated George Grant Jr., the dean of the College of Community and Public Service.