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J.M. Johnson

Senior Philanthropic Advisor, San Francisco Foundation.

J. M. Johnson is a senior philanthropic advisor at the San Francisco Foundation. He is a resource to donors to help them navigate their personal giving journeys. He partners with them to find alignment between their interests and passions with the community’s needs. He can facilitate learning for donors to better understand issues they are curious about, find suitable giving opportunities, advise on structuring philanthropic partnerships, and ultimately help donors experience the deep joy of knowing their philanthropy is impactful.


Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Connect with Peers Based on Experience Level

Posted on May 26, 2022 by J.M. Johnson, Beth Harper Briglia, Katie Scott

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We are creating time for peer learning based on your personal experience with philanthropic advising for multi-generational families. We will be picking topics from the community foundation workshop in June, so that you can dive deeper with peers.  There is no need to have attended the workshop or to be an expert on the topic. Getting Started: haven’t done formal… Read More

2022 Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network Workshop

Posted on April 5, 2022 by John Oddy, Hali Lee, Nicole Kyauk, J.M. Johnson, Ali Sirkus Brody, Jennifer Touchet, Jennifer Olson Curry, Joanne Cohen, Michael Moody, Robyn Schein

This workshop, exclusively available for members of NCFP’s Community Foundations Family Philanthropy Network, is an excellent opportunity to learn from your peers and build professional skills! Network members may register up to five staff member attendees at no cost. Please note: This is a standalone workshop, not connected with any other NCFP events. View the agenda… Read More

Community Foundations Network Topical Call: Racial and Social Justice Resource Sharing

Posted on March 5, 2021 by J.M. Johnson, Mary Kay Mark, Beth Harper Briglia

How are you supporting the racial and social justice learning journey for your staff, donors, or community? Join three of your fellow community foundation leaders to hear how they are having equity discussions both internally and with donors. Come prepared to learn about new resources and bring your own to share. We encourage you to join via computer so we… Read More