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Courtney Harge

Courtney Harge is a producer, director, and professional arts administrator originally from Saginaw, MI. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of Colloquy Collective, a theater company based out of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. She has worked for the Elaine Kaufman Cultural Center, Theater for the New City, The Public Theater, Gibney Dance, and, most recently, the New York Foundation for the Arts with a focus on institutional fundraising, crowdfunding, and fiscal sponsorship. She holds a Masters of Professional Studies, with Distinction, in Arts and Cultural Management from Pratt Institute and a Bachelors of Fine Arts with Honors from the University of Michigan in Theater Performance. Her credo (#HustlingKeepsYouSexy) is not merely a hashtag; it’s a way of life.

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Tips and Tools | Arts

By Courtney Harge
May 20th, 2016

Each month we 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 Such A Funny Life.  Cover Photo by Gavin Whitner (https://musicoomph.com)

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Tips and Tools | Arts Business

By Courtney Harge
April 26th, 2016

Each month we 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 The Dirty Blondes.

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Tips and Tools | Creativity | Artists and Members

By Courtney Harge
March 23rd, 2016

Each month we 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 The Movement Theatre Company (TMTC).

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Fiscal Sponsorship | Tips and Tools

By Courtney Harge
October 28th, 2015

As we approach the end of the calendar year, there are several ways you can and should prepare for your end-of-year donor solicitations. A thoughtful end-of-year strategy can boost your donations while building a relationship with your donors — even through a busy fundraising time. I’m here to offer four simple ways to set yourself up for a successful end-of-year strategy.