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Fiscal Sponsorship

This subject guide provides information and resources about fiscal sponsorship.

Why Choose A Fiscal Sponsor?

What makes choosing the fiscal sponsorship track attractive to both the community project and to the 501(c)3 organization?

For nonexempt community projects?

  • Fast track to impact

  • Reduced costs of establishing an independent organization

  • Eliminates the need for a board of directors

  • Legitimacy in the eyes of funders

  • Benefits potential donors

For organizations with a 501(c)3 designation?

  • Foster innovation in mission area

  • Perceived reduction in funding competition

  • Reduce volunteer demand in the community