Toledo Community Foundation

Toledo Community Foundation Promotes Patrick Johnston to Senior Program Officer

Published on 06/25/2019 8:00 am by Joanne M Olnhausen

TOLEDO, OHIO, June 24, 2019 – Keith Burwell, president of Toledo Community Foundation, Inc., is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick Johnston as the Foundation’s new Senior Program Officer. Patrick replaces Anneliese Grytafey who resigned to take a new position in the community. Patrick has been a program officer with the Foundation for the past five years. 

Patrick received a B.S. in Journalism from Bowling Green State University and a Masters of Arts in History from the University of Kentucky. His prior employment at Owens State Community College afforded him experience as a Grants Developer, where he worked to secure grants from Federal, State and Foundation sources. He also gained experience in program development while at the National Parks Service, Metroparks of the Toledo Area and the Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor.

“In the past five years, Patrick has achieved great things in the Program Department at Toledo Community Foundation, helping us coordinate a variety of different funding opportunities for our local nonprofit community,” states Keith Burwell, president of Toledo Community Foundation. “Now, he is going to bring his knowledge and experience to lead our Program staff to orchestrate a $17 million annual grantmaking effort for our community.”

Toledo Community Foundation, Inc. is a public charitable organization created by citizens of our community to enrich the quality of life for individuals and families in our area. In existence since 1973, the Foundation has more than 860 funds with assets of approximately $300 million. The Foundation provides philanthropic services for individuals, families, businesses and corporations to meet their charitable giving needs. For more information about Toledo Community Foundation, visit or follow us on Facebook.

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