Great news: Making donations to your project just got easier!

Hey fiscally sponsored projects!  You provided feedback, and we listened!  Your online donation page, your online profiles, and Fractured Atlas campaigns have been rolled into one!  Donations can now be made directly from your online profile, rather than from a completely separate page.

What are the benefits?

This should prevent accidental donations to the Fractured Atlas general [...]

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How to Link your Indiegogo Campaign to Fractured Atlas

As you probably already know, Fractured Atlas has a partnership with Indiegogo, which allows our fiscally sponsored projects to use Indiegogo’s crowdfunding platform at no additional cost, and still accept tax-deductible donations. Fractured Atlas will receive all of the donations throughout the course of the campaign, and therefore the donations will only be assessed the [...]

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Nonprofit films represent at the Oscars

Controversial tweets and racist sock puppets aside, one notable takeaway from the 2013 Oscars is the winner of the award for Best Documentary Short, Inocente. This win represents a major achievement for the nonprofit arts sector, as the film was produced by Shine Global, a 501(c)(3), and largely funded by 294 individual donors on a [...]

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A Valentines Day Gift for You - Health Care Resources

We are very excited to launch a new section of our website today: Health Care Resources. This page connects our members with exciting companies that are harnessing technology to make your health care and prescriptions more accessible and affordable.
Fractured Atlas now has partnerships with GoodRx and One Medical Group, two of the most forward-thinking health [...]

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Meet the Project: Desperately Seeking the Exit

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. February’s featured project is Desperately Seeking the Exit.
Desperately Seeking the Exit is a solo comedy by writer/performer Peter Michael Marino about the making [...]

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5 Tips for Writing Individual Appeals

You hear us say it all the time, “The best way to start your fundraising is to write an individual appeal letter and send it to everyone you know.”  When you think about it, how else are you going to be able to ask everyone you know to contribute to your initiative?  However, it’s not [...]

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Upcoming Grant Deadlines

For all opportunities, please visit the website of the Foundation for application instructions and complete guidelines.
The Yip Harburg Foundation is accepting applications for project support.
Who they fund:
New projects, as follows: (a) action-oriented projects with small operating budgets which, due to the controversial, risky or innovative nature of their work, have little access to traditional funding; [...]

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And the winner is…

Congratulations to A Collection of Shiny Objects on winning an iPad in our EFT or Bust Contest! Each fiscally sponsored project who submitted a fund release request via EFT between October 1 and January 1 was entered into the contest and a winner was chosen at random.
The contest is over but it’s not too late [...]

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Everyone Loves a Deal

Discounts, promotions, coupons, bargains, sales, deals! We all love getting something for less and now Artful.ly allows you to create a myriad of discounts for your ticket buyers.
These new features make creating reduced price discounts, two-for-one deals, and special groups rates on tickets easy and intuitive. You can limit discounts to specific seating sections, price points, [...]

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Is House of Cards the Future of Cultural Programming?

Last week, Barry Hessenius interviewed Jamie Bennett, chief of staff and director of public affairs at the NEA, about his thoughts on the arts and culture landscape as Rocco Landesman’s chairmanship comes to a close.
When asked about the most critical issues facing the field in the near-to-mid term future, Jamie responded with some thoughts on [...]

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