Sharnita Johnson

Arts Program Director
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
Sharnita Johnson

Sharnita serves as Program Director, Arts, at The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation. She directs the Foundation’s Arts grants, which foster a diverse and vibrant arts ecosystem, create broad-based public support of the arts, and support communities engaged in creative placemaking in New Jersey. Prior to joining Dodge, Sharnita managed a $25 million grantmaking portfolio in education, health and family economic security at the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Michigan. Sharnita holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Michigan-Dearborn and a Bachelor of Arts from Marygrove College in Detroit.