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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
I never would’ve guessed that a book called The Zen of Fundraising would dole out some tough love. My mouth dropped on the subway when I read that author Ken Burnett, an international fundraising expert, believes that most donors receive better customer service from their local fast food restaurant (he names a specific chain, but [...]
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 Happenstance Theater.
Since 2006, Washington DC’s Happenstance Theater has been achieving the IMPOSSIBLE through simple theatrical means, creating and performing over 20 new works. On [...]
On March 13th, Fractured Atlas is heading to the Windy City! Jean Ann Douglass, our Program Director for Insurance, and I will be in Chicago for three days to meet artists, hang out at the Creative Chicago Expo, and see some awesome art.
We start off the visit with a workshop at Columbia College Chicago on [...]
Well, tax season is upon us, which means many of us who itemize our taxes are scrambling to make sure we have our receipts and other documentation in order. For any of you who are fiscally sponsored, you may have heard from our staff asking for documentation of the expenses incurred when submitting a fund [...]
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 Helen Sung Group.
An anthem, in the words of fiscally sponsored artist Helen Sung, “speaks of a rallying cry, a declaration of oneself.” Sung’s latest (sixth!) album, “Anthem [...]
A couple of years ago, we redesigned our fiscal sponsorship annual report to match up more closely with the format of the Cultural Data Project, an emerging data standard for cataloging financial, operational and programmatic information relating to arts nonprofits. In September 2012, we reaped the first fruits of that evolution in the form of [...]
New York Foundation for the Arts is accepting proposals for Artists’ Fellowships.
Description: NYFA Artists’ Fellowships, awarded in fifteen different disciplines over a three-year period, are $7,000 cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York for unrestricted use. Artists’ Fellowships are not project grants but are intended to [...]