Artist Resources, Grants for Artists, Creative Projects, Making Money for Artists

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Artist spotlights, resources, tips, tricks, and tools to ignite your artistic and creative progress.

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Big Ideas | How We Work

By Nina Berman
January 24th, 2022

The life of a freelancer is a precarious one. There are periods of feast and famine, confusing taxes, and the chasing down of vendors to pay on time (or at all). There is the constant hunt for gigs, which could cancel at a moment’s notice. This is to say nothing about how freelancers in the U.S. pay for healthcare or save for retirement. 

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Big Ideas | How We Work

By Nina Berman
January 18th, 2022

For an entire category of workers (but certainly not the whole workforce) the expectation of a 40-hour, 9-5 Monday through Friday workweek seems like an inevitability; an expectation so deeply ingrained that it’s hard to remember it wasn’t always this way. And it’s even harder to remember that it might not have to be this way in the future. 

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Grants | Fundraising | Opportunities

By Nina Berman
January 18th, 2022

Every month, Fractured Atlas provides a list of upcoming grants and opportunities for artists and arts-based projects so that you can discover more opportunities to get financial support and other resources for your work. As a fiscal sponsor of over 3,500 artistic projects, we provide access to grants for artists in every discipline.

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Big Ideas | How We Work | Fundraising

By Nina Berman
January 11th, 2022

Since I came to Fractured Atlas almost two years ago, I’ve been sharing information about how artists and creatives can run successful fundraisers. I’ve written articles about picking perks and shooting videos for crowdfunding campaigns, the importance of donation tiers, and running raffles. 

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Artists and Members

By Nina Berman
January 10th, 2022

Elaine Del Valle has been telling her own Brooklyn coming-of-age story, “Brownsville Bred” for theater-goers and young readers. Now she’s ready to tell it on the big screen as a feature film. 

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Grants | Fundraising | Opportunities

By Nina Berman
January 3rd, 2022

Every month, Fractured Atlas provides a list of upcoming grants and opportunities for artists and arts-based projects so that you can discover more opportunities to get financial support and other resources for your work. As a fiscal sponsor of over 3,500 artistic projects, we provide access to grants for artists in every discipline.

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Big Ideas | Artists and Members | Best of the Blog

By Nina Berman
December 14th, 2021

One of the best parts of working with so many artists and arts organizations is that we get to meet a lot of fascinating people. 

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Big Ideas | How We Work | Anti-Racism/Anti-Oppression | Best of the Blog

By Nina Berman
December 13th, 2021

Fractured Atlas believes in being honest about what a job is, but not fatalistic. Your job is not your family, it’s a way you exchange your labor for money. But it doesn’t have to be soul-crushing or toxic. We are interested in creating humane workplaces, whether that means ensuring fair pay as part of antiracism at work or exploring exactly what we mean when we talk about toxic workplaces.

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Tips and Tools | Fundraising | Best of the Blog

By Nina Berman
December 7th, 2021

We’re closing out the year looking back at the information and advice we’ve given our community of artists and sharing our favorites. We know that artists need financial resources to make your work and getting those resources often means fundraising.

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Tips and Tools | Best of the Blog

By Nina Berman
December 7th, 2021

Looking back at the past year, we’re rounding up our favorite articles on a number of topics. Here are the best pieces of advice we’ve shared about marketing for artists; from getting into the mindset to market yourself to figuring out what kind of content you should be sharing on social media.