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TOLEDO, OHIO, April 14, 2020 – Keith Burwell, president of Greater Toledo Community Foundation, is pleased to announce the promotion of Patrick Johnston to Vice President, Community Investments. Patrick was named Senior Program Officer in June 2019 and has been with the Foundation since 2014.

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 employment prior to the Foundation included a Grants Developer position at Owens State Community College. He also gained experience in program development while at the National Parks Service, Metroparks of the Toledo Area and the Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor.

“Patrick has stepped up to the plate in the past year to lead the Program Department at the Foundation,” states Burwell. “He has managed the various funding opportunities for our nonprofit community in admirable fashion, and recently has undertaken the task of overseeing the grants process for the COVID-19 Response Fund of the Greater Toledo Community Foundation, which necessitated a change in process and expedited response like we have not experienced in the history of the Foundation.”

Greater Toledo Community Foundation manages more than 900 individual funds with assets of approximately $320 million, from which an average of $17 million in grants are awarded annually.

About Greater Toledo Community Foundation
Greater Toledo Community Foundation 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 900 funds with assets of approximately $320 million. The Foundation provides philanthropic services for individuals, families, businesses and corporations to meet their charitable giving needs. For more information about Greater Toledo Community Foundation, visit or follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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