Foundation

Foundation Foundation

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Formed in 1990, The Korowa Foundation Limited aims to preserve and enrich the ideals established by the School through a range of fundraising initiatives across the entire Korowa Community.

These activities support ongoing major capital works projects, Scholarships and Bursaries as well as ensuring high-quality educational, sports and arts resources are available to all students. To date, the Korowa Foundation has assisted the School to raise significant additional funding to improve the School experience of Korowa students.

Foundation Membership

Membership of the Foundation is offered to individuals and companies who provide donations under the following categories and are gratefully acknowledged on the donor honour board in the Cripps Centre:

Patron $500,000
Benefactor $250,000
Companion $100,000
Trustee $50,000
Senior $25,000
Fellow $10,000
Member $5,000

 

These generous financial contributions provide ongoing support of initiatives not covered by School fees or Government funding. The School must constantly evolve to keep pace with a changing world and demanding educational environment and many of the present facilities in the School have been made possible by the philanthropic generosity of the past Korowa community.

For more information on how you can make a donation please contact the Development Office on (03) 9811 0295.

Meet Our Foundation Directors

  • Managing Director Family Group of Companies – Industrial Property. Member of Board of Governors, Ivanhoe Grammar School, since 2009.

    Korovian (Clark ’67)

  • Barrister and Solicitor - Supreme Courts of New South Wales, South Australia and Queensland, High Court of Australia.
    Insurance Legal Consultant, Self Employed. Former National Technical Manager of Aon Australia.  Former Associate Professor of Law, Bond University, Gold Coast.  Tapp Scholar of Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge (1991) and Fellow of Cambridge Commonwealth Society.

    Current Korowa parent.

  • Mark is the Chief Executive Officer of Kardinia Capital, a specialist Australian equity fund manager. He has been the Portfolio Manager of the Bennelong Kardinia Absolute Return Fund since its inception in 2006. Mark has nearly thirty years’ experience in the financial services industry in Australia, New York and London.

    Member of the School Council, current Korowa parent and husband of Korovian Liz Burgess (Child ’83).

  • Principal, Korowa Anglican Girls' since 2016. 

  • John, a licensed Estate Agent and Auctioneer, was a founding Director of Commercial Real Estate firm Teska & Carson, 1989 - 2005. He now runs a successful residential property development firm operating on the Mornington Peninsula.

    John has had over 30 years' experience in the real estate industry. Current Korowa parent

  • Louise is currently Group GM Marketing, ANZ, leading the global marketing team. Louise has over 22 years' experience in marketing in national and international roles including 12 years with BHP Billiton. Current a Korowa parent.

  • Kent is the Head of Equities at Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC), the investment manager for public authorities of Victoria. He has been at VFMC since 2004. Kent has over 25 years of investment experience gained through a number of finance and investment related roles in Australia, the United States, the United Kingdom, France and Luxembourg.

    Current Korowa parent.