LearnPhilanthropy is staffed by the Institute for Foundation and Donor Learning at the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy, Grand Valley State University:

Teri Behrens, Ph.D., director

Heidi McPheeters, M.P.A., program manager

Michael Moody, Ph.D., Frey Foundation Chair for Family Philanthropy

Emily Brenner, student assistant

Pat Robinson, M.P.A., associate director special projects


Jessica Bearman of Bearman Consulting, Barbara Demarest, independent consultant, Allen Gunn, of AspirationDara Major, independent consultant, and Marcia Sharp, of Millennium Communications Group, led the way in developing the site, facilitating relationships, and introducing content partners.