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Hurricane Response Grants

Mertz Gilmore Foundation’s NYC Dance Response Fund
In response to Hurricane Sandy and to early field testimony collected by Dance/NYC and its colleagues in service and grantmaking, the Mertz Gilmore Foundation has established a NYC Dance Response Fund to be administered by Dance/NYC, a branch of Dance/USA, the national service organization for professional dance.
Who they fund:
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“Discovering Fiscally Sponsored NYC Dancemakers”

That’s the title of the new study published this month by Dance/NYC and produced by yours truly, with (lots of) help from Fractured Atlas Research Fellow Carrie Blake and Dance/NYC Director Lane Harwell. The study examines data from over 250 dance-related projects fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas, The Foundation for Independent Artists/Pentacle, New York Foundation for [...]

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Fiscal Sponsorship By the Numbers

This Friday, new research on fiscal sponsorship in the dance world will be released. Produced by Fractured Atlas for Dance/NYC as an extension of last year’s State of NYC Dance report, ”Discovering Fiscally Sponsored NYC Dancemakers” examines quantitative and qualitative data from five fiscal sponsors that collectively represent more than 250 “dancemaker”-led projects in New York City, [...]

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Live from San Francisco! (And by live we mean recorded)

Last week, hundreds of dancers and dance administrators gathered in San Francisco for the annual Dance/USA conference.  Included in this year’s programming / festivities was a more professional #SKYNOVA internet program (you might remember the last time we filmed episodes at the conference they were shot in my hotel room).
This year, thanks to the Amy [...]

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It Gets Better: NYC Dance Community Edition

What do President Obama, Tim Gunn, Sarah Silverman, the employees of Facebook and the New York City dance community have in common? As of June 5 they’ll all have filmed It Gets Better videos offering hope to LGBT youth.
On Tuesday, June 5, join friends and colleagues in recording messages of encouragement and inspiration for a [...]

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Toward a Better Relationship Between Artists and Space

On November 7, Fractured Atlas and Gibney Dance partnered to present a live chat about Space in tandem with our launch of NYC Performing Arts Spaces 2.0.  We were joined by dancers, choreographers, space managers, and funders, all with valuable perspectives on how spaces can better serve artists.
>See photos!
Though we were only able to scratch [...]

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Upcoming Grant Deadline

The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is accepting applications for USArtists International.
Who they fund:
Through USAI, grants are available to American dance, music and theater ensembles and solo performers that have been invited to perform at international festivals and for performance engagements that represent extraordinary career opportunities anywhere in the world outside of the United States.
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Various Upcoming Grant Deadlines

The Left Tilt Fund is accepting applications for the second awards cycle of 2011.

Who they fund:
The Left Tilt strives to fund social justice organizations working in a diverse range of areas. The fund supports art that exposes injustice and seeks to educate and empower its audience.  The Left Tilt Fund supports organizations that [...]

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Freedom, Fusion & Flow: Dr. Melanie Driver-Milow

As an undergraduate, Dr. Melanie D. Driver-Milow began formulating M*SHAKA*FUSION, a dance technique reflecting “freedom, fusion, & flow.” M*SHAKA*FUSION has become a philosophy, a way of life, and a production company that touches on all parts of self - the emotional, the mental, the spiritual, and the physical. She recently shared her thoughts with us [...]

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Various Upcoming Grant Deadlines

The MAP Fund has announced their 2012 application schedule. The MAP Fund grant review cycle includes the submission of a mandatory online Letter of Inquiry that precedes the full application. Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) will be reviewed by outside evaluators and MAP staff. Based on that [...]

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