Discussion of the fiscal sponsorship arrangement under which a charitable project without 501(c)(3) status might benefit from the tax-exempt status and administrative support of a sponsoring organization.
An overview of the funding research process for individuals working in the arts, including visual and performing artists, creative writers, filmmakers, etc. Topics covered include: who funds individual artists; types of grants available for artists; why grantmakers support artists; and how to find grant
A detailed look at how individual grantseekers can affiliate with an organization to increase their chances for receiving funding.
This project is under fiscal sponsorship.
Proposal from Healthy Eating & Active Living Buckeye, Larchmere & Woodland Hills Community Council to Neighborhood Connections
Received funds to plant organic gardens and provide training to neighborhood residents with limited access to quality, affordable, fresh produce. This project had a fiscal sponsor.
Faith-based group received funds for a quilting project that aimed to engage underserved youth and seniors and build community pride and connections among residents and area churches. This project had a fiscal sponsor.
Neighborhood received funds to host a one-day festival, free and open to all, in which local musicians perform on porches of residents and businesses throughout the neighborhood. This project had a fiscal sponsor.
Received funds to add signs and landscaping to neighborhood entrances, and to create an association website to market the area and enable communication and document sharing among residents. This project had a fiscal sponsor.
When choosing a fiscal sponsor, what should you look for (or avoid)? What questions should you ask? Get answers from attorney Ellis Carter of Carter Law Group, P.C., and Jonathan Spack, steering committee chair for National Network of Fiscal Sponsors and executive director of Third Sector New England.
What should you have in place before approaching a fiscal sponsor to take on your project? With Nikki Carpenter, Program Manager, FJC Fiscal Sponsorship Program, and Katie Kern, Director of Program Administration, United Charitable Programs.
Veteran consultant and writer Morrie Warshawski, and his daughter, Leah, a filmmaker, answer questions about raising funds for film and video projects.