Jonathan Slawson

Jonathan Slawson

Chief Development Officer
Kaufman Music Center

Jonathan is the Chief Development Officer for Kaufman Music Center. He has spent 10+ years raising money for nonprofit organizations large and small in the arts, education, and social justice space. Jonathan previously served as the Director of Individual Giving for Lincoln Center, the Manager of the Young Patron Program for Carnegie Hall, and as a Gift Officer for Blair Academy and the League of American Orchestras.

Jonathan serves as the President of the Engagement Council at Interlochen Center for the Arts, where is a member of the Board of Trustees, a Regional Ambassador for New York City, and serves on the Annual Funds Committee. He is also a Limited Partner at J-Ventures Fund, a community-driven global venture capital fund. He has previously served on Blair Academy’s Board of Governors and Westminster Choir College’s Alumni Council.

Jonathan received his BM in Music Education and Arts Administration from Westminster Choir College, and his MS in Nonprofit Management from The New School. 

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