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Michelle D. Johnson

Senior Program Officer

Arts & Culture

Michelle D. Johnson serves as a senior program officer with The Kresge Foundation’s Arts and Culture Program.

Her responsibilities include reviewing grant requests from community-based nonprofit organizations, making recommendations for grant funding and monitoring a portfolio of grants.

Michelle joined Kresge in 2006, having previously worked as a financial resource development analyst for the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit.

She earned a bachelor of arts degree in industrial/organizational psychology from Wayne State University and holds a master of science in management from Walsh College.

Michelle is a member of several philanthropic affinity groups, and she devotes time to volunteer for several charities.

Photo: Douglas Schaible

Areas of Specialty

Arts & Culture

Creative placemaking and equity

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