Ivy Alumni Event with Kenneth Watkins

Philanthropy and the Arts

The Harvard Club of Victoria invites members and guests to come hear Kenneth Watkins, Director of Philanthropy at the Australian Ballet, speak about his recently published book, Philanthropy and the Arts. This book documents an emerging model of philanthropy that moves beyond the fundraising process to capture the essence of philanthropy in the intrinsic values held by donors, benefactors and philanthropic leaders.

Kenneth Watkins has spent 21 years leading fundraising and philanthropy at The Australian Ballet, in which time he has raised $80 million. During this period he has been invited to mentor other arts organisations in Australia and to attend the elite fundraising program at Harvard University. Kenneth has also contributed to many media articles and industry publications. – Don’t miss this intriguing insight into this fascinating field – and the secrets of Kenneth’s success!

Date: Thursday 3 December
Time: 6:00pm for 6:30pm, to end by 8:00pm
Venue: Swanston Rooms 1 & 2, Ground Floor, ​Langham Hotel, 1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank, Melbourne, VIC 3000
Cost: $20.00, Canapes will be provided, cash bar.
Bookings: http://www.trybooking.com/JSHV
Contact Details: Michael Vitale, mvitale@mba1982.hbs.edu0411 085 717

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