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Aisha Jordan

Aisha Jordan is an Actor, Performer, and Arts Administrator originally from Amherst, Massachusetts. She received her B.A. in The Arts from Eugene Lang College at The New School and her M.A. in Arts and Politics from New York University, Tisch School of the Arts. She has collaborated with and worked for arts institutions such as, The Hemispheric Institute, Manhattan Theatre Club and The New York International Fringe Festival. For several years she supported Bronx Arts and Culture as the Manager of Visual and Performing Arts at Casita Maria Center for Arts & Education. Most recently she taught a course in social justice collaborative performance at Eugene Lang College and is Artistic Director of 2050 Legacy Theater for Social Change. She believes artists are crucial to the advancement of culture and society and lives to support creative exploration.

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Grants

By Aisha Jordan
December 10th, 2019

Every month we provide a list of upcoming grant opportunities for artists and arts-based projects. Here is the list for December 2019.

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Grants

By Aisha Jordan
November 20th, 2019

  The Harkness Foundation is accepting applications for their Dance Grants. Description The Harkness Foundation for Dance is a private grant-making foundation dedicated to invigorating and supporting the dance art fo rm, predominantly in New York City. Since its inception the Foundation has contributed significantly to the dance field, extending grants to over 560 organizations. The Harkness Board of Trustees meets three times annually to consider proposals.

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Grants

By Aisha Jordan
October 29th, 2019

    The California Arts Council is accepting applications for their Arts & Public Media Opportunity. Description Arts and Public Media supports multiplatform media projects by nonprofit media organizations that build public awareness and support for the arts. Supported projects engage Californians with authentic local stories and experiences centered on the value of arts, culture, and creative expression within California.

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Grants | Grant Opportunities

By Aisha Jordan
September 19th, 2019

The New York Foundation for the Arts is accepting applications for The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre. Description: The NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre provides grants to encourage and support the creation of digital, film, music, television, and live theatre content that reflects the voices and perspectives of all who identify as women.

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Tips and Tools | Money | Fundraising | Grant Opportunities | Artists and Members

By Aisha Jordan
June 10th, 2019

by Aisha Jordan, Program Associate at Fractured Atlas This will be our final regular grant deadline post until the fall. For all opportunities, please visit the website of each funding organization for application instructions and complete guidelines. Have a great summer! Center for Cultural Innovation is accepting applications for The Investing in Artists grants program. Description: The Investing in Artists grants program was established by the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI) in 2007 to enhance the working lives and strengthen the creative support system for California artists working in all disciplines. Since that time, with the support of The James Irvine Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, CCI has awarded over $2 million to 270 diverse artists working in various disciplines across the state.

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Tips and Tools | Fundraising

By Aisha Jordan
May 31st, 2018

In this article, we will dive into the similarities and differences between general fundraising and crowdfunding. Yes — they are two separate things! Both different avenues for raising the funds you need to get your art on track. We will go through the best instances for using each platform and how they work in their own unique fashion.

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By Aisha Jordan
August 30th, 2017

Attention all presenting artists and arts organizations! If you’re fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas and interested in applying for the MAP Fund, keep reading to find out important grant review deadlines, and how to apply.