Fractured Atlas as a Learning Organization: Navigating Uncertainty

I don’t know about you, but I’ve always been a reluctant decision maker. When I go out to eat at a restaurant, I often drive my dinner mates crazy by asking the wait staff for recommendations and then just ordering what I was thinking about getting anyway. In high school, I used to agonize over [...]

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Upcoming Grant Deadlines and Opportunities

Mid Atlantic Foundation is accepting proposals for French-American Jazz Exchange.
Description: The French-American Jazz Exchange (“FAJE”) celebrates the shared passion for jazz in France and the United States. A partnership of FACE (“French American Cultural Exchange”), the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, and Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, the program is designed to foster the creative [...]

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#TechToolTuesday: VideoScribe

You’ve probably seen one of those hand-drawn whiteboard videos popularized by folks like RSA Animate or ASAP Science. They’re a fantastic way to grab the attention of viewers and get them to pay attention to your idea. We’ve gone over some of the ways that arts groups are using some new video tools like vine [...]

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DIY Residencies: a career in the arts on your own terms

Artists are reimagining the traditional residency for a new generation of independent artists who are building and sustaining careers in the arts on their own terms.

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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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