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Jenny Von Gerlacther

Grant Writer

After graduating with her B.F.A. degree in Dance Performance from Butler University, Jennifer Von Gerlachter spent six years working at Louisville Ballet performing and managing the outreach programs. She performed in a variety of productions including The Brown-Forman Nutcracker, Swan Lake, Romeo and Juliet, and Giselle. As the Director of Education, she managed the outreach programs and taught dance classes in public schools throughout the city of Louisville, KY. Jennifer has been the Grant Writer for the DePauw School of Music since 2015. She played an integral part in securing funding for the renovations of Moore Theatre and Kresge Auditorium. Annually, she secures grant funds for guest artist residencies, the Green Guest Artist Concert series, and special projects. She works remotely from Louisville, Kentucky.


 Primary Responsibilities:

  • Researching Grant Opportunities
  • Writing Grant Proposals
  • Writing Final Grant Reports