Introducing the Fractured Atlas Book Club

I’m guessing that the majority of Fractured Atlas members don’t spend a lot of time browsing the Business section of their local bookstores. Not a ton of pleasure reading to be found there. (If I were blogging for Harvard Business Review, I would operate under a different assumption.) Maybe your eyes tend to glaze over [...]

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NOW HIRING — Program Associate, Technology Programs

POSITION: Program Associate, Technology Programs
POSTED: September 16, 2013
DEADLINE: September 27, 2013

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5 Ways to Develop Your Professional Skills

At Fractured Atlas, we put a lot of emphasis on cultivating a strong staff, and that means investing in their continued growth and education. Each of us gets an annual stipend to be used on blue sky educational opportunities. Over the past few years we’ve developed a running list of great professional development opportunities that [...]

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OkTECHberfest: 5 Tips for using Technology in Fundraising

Let’s start with a question. When asked to support a group or a cause, what is the first thing you do when deciding whether or not to donate? You’ll probably start by performing a Google search to find information about them. Now, let’s turn the tables and consider what most of your donors will do [...]

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OkTECHberfest: Tech Tools for the Arts part 4

For those of you just joining us, we’re in day four of celebrating OkTECHberfest, a week-long convening of our fabulous Tech staff in New York City. Every day this week we’ll be sharing some of our tech team’s favorite tech tools that you may or may not have heard of! There’s a treasure trove of [...]

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OkTECHberfest: Tech Tools for the Arts part 3

For those of you just joining us, we’re in day three of celebrating OkTECHberfest, a week-long convening of our fabulous Tech staff in New York City. Every day this week we’ll be sharing some of our tech team’s favorite tech tools that you may or may not have heard of! There’s a treasure trove of [...]

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OkTECHberfest: Tech Tools for the Arts part 2

For those of you just joining us, we’re in day two of celebrating OkTECHberfest, a week-long convening of our fabulous Tech staff in New York City. Every day this week we’ll be sharing some of our tech team’s favorite tech tools that you may or may not have heard of! There’s a treasure trove of [...]

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OkTECHberfest: Tech Tools for the Arts part 1

It’s probably not much of a secret that we love technology. Since day 1, we’ve been leveraging custom-built technology to address the challenges facing the arts community. It’s one of the things that helped the organization to grow from a few hundred members back in the early aughts to over 29,000 members today. We love [...]

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Upcoming Grant Deadlines

For all opportunities, please visit the website of the Foundation for application instructions and complete guidelines.
***If you’re seeking info on the MAP Fund, please see my blog post from August 12.***
The Marshall L. and Perrine D. McCune Charitable Foundation is accepting applications for 2014 funding.
Who they Fund: The McCune Charitable Foundation funds projects that [...]

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26 Leaders On Attracting & Retaining Stellar Staff

Ever wonder what it takes to attract and retain really great staff who can move your organization forward? The video below asks 26 really smart people working across sectors to tackle that very question.
Last October, I was speaking with one of Fractured Atlas’s incredible Board members, Amy Wrzesniewski. Amy is an expert in Management and [...]

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