5 Tips for Grant Research

It’s easy to get excited about the prospect of grant funding : grants carry with them a certain amount of prestige and the assurance that your work is (at least somewhat) funded, not to mention the fact that, if a funder is willing to give you a grant, they respect your work.
But as the saying [...]

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Meet The Project: Autotelic Studios

Each month we will feature one of our fiscally sponsored projects who have been successful at using our program to advance their art/cause/career. This month’s featured project is Autotelic Studios.
Autotelic Studios was established in 2010 as a collaborative art space seeking to engage and support local artists interested in building sustainable relationships and practices in [...]

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Project Round-up: Passover

As many of our members are celebrating Passover today, we wanted to wish everyone a Happy Passover and lift up a few of the great fiscally sponsored projects by and for the Jewish community.
Jew in the City

Through the power of new media JewintheCity.com opens up to its viewers and readers the little known world of [...]

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Fractured Atlas Book Club: The Freelancer’s Survival Guide

This is my eighth monthly book club blog post and I can finally report that, after frequently soliciting reader suggestions, I am able to feature a title that one of our members endorsed and recommends to their friends. I’ve actually put off reviewing this book on our blog because, when my copy of The Freelancer’s [...]

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#TechToolTuesday: Marvel

We’ve gone over tools that help you design working prototypes of websites on the fly, like Easel.io. But today we wanted to feature a new app called Marvel (no relation to the comic book publisher), that helps you quickly design sleek, clickable, app prototypes that you can send to your vendor or client.
The cool thing [...]

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Project Roundup: National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate the work of all the wonderful poets in our extended Fractured Atlas family, we wanted to raise up some fiscally sponsored poetry projects on our blog. Check them out below and let us know who your favorite poet is!
DC Asian American Pacific Islander Literary Arts and Performance [...]

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Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Opportunities

Network of Ensemble Theaters is accepting proposals for NET/TEN Travel Grants.
Description: Travel Grants range from $300 to $2,000 and support activities both in the U.S. and internationally. These grants are awarded twice a year (Fall and Spring) and open to all levels of NET members (Ensembles, Affiliates, Individuals, Students).
Travel Grants are intended to initiate and strengthen [...]

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Fiscal Sponsorship, Fundraising, and Budget Webinars

Fractured Atlas is offering five fiscal sponsorship and fundraising sessions by webinar in April.  If you’ve never participated in a webinar before, there’s no need to worry - it’s quite easy.  All you need is access to the internet.
Introduction to Fiscal Sponsorship Webinar
This webinar is for those considering fiscal sponsorship. We’ll provide a fiscal sponsorship [...]

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Calling all New Orleans Performing Artists!

As a member of the Performing Arts Alliance, we’d like to invite all of our New Orleanian members to attend the upcoming event, Arts Advocacy in New Orleans: A Town Hall Meeting being hosted by Performing Arts Alliance and National Performance Network. This is a great opportunity to meet other performing artists in New Orleans [...]

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7 Tips for Donor Retention

When it comes to fundraising, there’s one rule of thumb which, while undeniably important, is oft-overlooked:

Make new friends but keep the old. One is silver and the other, gold.

Don’t get me wrong: donor acquisition is of no small importance. However, organizations often focus their energy on broadening their base of support, rather than cultivating relationships [...]

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