Tag "not for profit"

How to Crowdfund an Art Installation

How to Crowdfund an Art Installation Crowdfunding can be challenging for the arts, but experts have a few tips for visual and performance artists looking to crowdfund their next installation. Enter a Contest Art Basel, a widely acclaimed, multi-city art

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How to Tell a Great Story

How to Tell a Great Story The best way to attract interest in your Hatchfund project is to tell a great story. In fact, many projects with potential suffer from the inability of their artist to weave an engaging tale.

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How to Approach Local Press

How to Approach Local Press Though it can be intimidating, getting individuals from your local press involved can be beneficial to your project and your overall campaign. It can bring you more traffic, more potential donors, and more help when

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Why Hatchfund is the Best Option for Your Project

Why Hatchfund is the Best Option for Your Next Project Hatchfund is a community where artists can connect with donors who can help fund their projects. Our platform works similarly to other crowdfunding sites, but Hatchfund is especially tailored to

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When Diversity and Art Collide

How Art Creates Diversity and Diversity Creates Art The concepts of diversity and art are deeply entwined in America, as they always have been. Hatchfund is known for serving the creative community in America by embracing the diverse needs of

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Fundraising to Crowdfunding: An Evolution

Every generation voices fears about change marking the ruin of tradition. Rock and roll would spell the death of “real” music. Texting would lead to the degradation of language. Now some have come up with a new fear: crowdfunding will

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Simplify Your Campaign: Use Social Media Management Platforms

Simplify your Campaign: Social Media Management Platforms When asked, most people can list at least four social media platforms. These range from the all-purpose – Facebook and Twitter – to the more niche – DeviantArt, Taltopia, and others. Each platform

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How To Speak with Your Friends and Family About Your Project

Friends and Money Do Mix “Our instincts most often drive us toward instant gratification,” notes Peter Bregman, writing for Psychology Today. He argues that, over time, human beings train themselves to fail by adopting rituals that both gratify us and

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How to expand your network of donors

When working with donors, it is unfortunate that you probably lose some every year. You count on this income for your fundraising and that is why it is important to expand your network of donors year round. In order to

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Hatchfund Spring 2015 Regional Updates

Hatchfund is a not-for-profit crowdfunding platform dedicated to helping  artists fund their dreams. Here are a few of our favorite upcoming events in San Francisco, Portland, Miami, Omaha, Los Angeles, Detroit and Austin. San Francisco, CA The Shotgun Players will present a reimagining

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