Grant Coordinator

Fractured Atlas

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Fractured Atlas is seeking a mid-career fundraising professional to fill a new full-time Grant Coordinator role on our Program team. This position will be responsible for helping improve fundraising outcomes for artists, and reports to the Associate Director of Program Operations. Fractured Atlas has nearly 75,000 artists in our membership nationwide who come to us daily for guidance and assistance.The Grant Coordinator will be the go-to support person for our program associates as they help our fiscally-sponsored artists find, solicit, and manage grant funds. Strong candidates will have a track record of successful grant solicitations and a talent for cultivating funder relationships.

The successful candidate will be someone who thrives in Fractured Atlasʹs ʺwork hard, live wellʺ environment. Our organizational culture embraces people who:

Seek out challenging problems and relish opportunities to venture into unexplored territory.

Are entrepreneurial and comfortable with high‐risk, high‐impact efforts.

Are agile, creative problem solvers with an unsentimental focus on concrete results.

Invest their time in quality work and giving others their respect and support.

Additionally, at Fractured Atlas, we are committed to anti-racism, anti-oppression principles in all areas of our internal and external work. This commitment is grounded in our belief that change is possible, and that our work, and that of the artistic community more broadly, will grow stronger as oppression is eliminated. Learn more about what it’s like to work at Fractured Atlas by visiting


Identify opportunities both for growth and for increased efficiency in our grant processes;

Manage a comprehensive and evolving catalog of national, state, and local grant funding opportunities;

Facilitate the timely, accurate, and thorough review of LOIs and grant proposals submitted by our fiscally-sponsored projects to institutional funders, to ensure a high probability of success, especially those involving multiple applicants;

Serve as the main point of contact for funders who need to speak with Fractured Atlas about our fiscal sponsorship program;

Create and update educational materials for external and internal use, present publicly as needed;

Liaise with External Relations and Finance teams to develop optimal answers to common questions about Fractured Atlas for proposals;

Other duties assigned as needed to support the team and our members.


3+ years experience in nonprofit grant research, solicitation, and reporting; working knowledge of other forms of fundraising a plus;

Understanding of the cultural ecosystem. It’s important to be able to relate to the needs and experiences of our members;

An ability to successfully interact with a wide range of personalities and communication styles;

Demonstrated ability to successfully move forward multiple, concurrent projects effectively, take direction, and delegate when necessary;

A sense of humor and strong desire to work as part of a fun, creative, and entrepreneurial team;

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, meticulous attention to detail, and creative problem solving skills;

Strong organizational and leadership skills; project management experience a plus;

Experience with Microsoft Office, G-Suite, web-based software, and arts administration is preferred;

Self-motivated and hyper-organized with the ability to work independently.


This position can be 100% virtual (with travel about 3-4 times per year). The Fractured Atlas team currently lives and works in 11 different states, and you can live and work almost anywhere in the United States with a reliable internet connection. Because most of our staff is based on the East Coast, you must be available to attend meetings during a 10AM-6PM ET window.

How to Apply

To be considered for the position, please use our application portal to upload all the items below in one PDF-formatted file with your name as the filename. (Please address materials to Pallavi Sharma, Chief Program Officer.)

A substantive and original cover letter including your interest in the position and Fractured Atlas, including the date you are available to start.

A list of (3) professional references complete with phone number, email address, and explanation of the relationship. (References will not be contacted without your prior consent.)

A résumé no longer than (2) pages outlining your educational and professional experience.

Writing Prompt: Submit a brief LOI (1-page maximum) to a funder in support of either post-production for the Avengers movie, Hamilton’s first table read, or a residency for Lizzo.

Incomplete submissions—including those failing to follow directions—will not be considered, nor will submissions sent via postal mail or fax. No calls or emails please.

Prospective applicants are strongly encouraged to review our websites and prior to submitting materials.


Fractured Atlas is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. (Read more about our Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression commitment.) We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Salary is $58,500. Benefits include dental and medical insurance, flexible spending account, employer-contributed 401K plan, commuter benefits, professional development allowance, ticket allowance, paid vacation and sick days, paid family leave, and a casual but hard-working, friendly and supportive work environment.

Posted on August 16