Fundraising and Relationship management at Dutch National Opera & Ballet
Ide Mens works at Dutch National Opera & Ballet as a Fundraiser and Relationship manager. Previously, she worked as a fundraiser at EYE Film museum. She is a Master of Arts from Utrecht University with a degree in Arts Policy and Management. She wrote her master thesis about corporate sponsorships in the arts. Due to her education and experience Ide has good knowledge about and feeling for both the commercial and artistic values in the art world. Ide is passionate about engaging audiences in the arts and developing new and creative initiatives for fundraising. She was responsible for the first two crowdfunding campaigns for Dutch National Ballet which turned out to be very successful.