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Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal sponsorship is an arrangement between a 501(c)(3) public charity and a project (that does not have that tax status) in which, typically, the charity receives and expends funds to advance the charitable work of the project while retaining discretion and control over the funds. 

Learn about Fiscal Sponsorship

GrantSpace offers comprehensive information on all aspects of fiscal sponsorship.

LawforChangeoffers these links to useful information and resources for nonprofit organizations, foundations, and other social sector groups seeking to establish fiscal sponsorship programs.

Fiscal Sponsorship: An Alternative to Forming a Nonprofit 501(c)(3) Corporation [2009]  Public Counsel

A White Paper on Comprehensive Fiscal Sponsorship By Josh Sattely, Compliance and Legal Affairs Specialist Third Sector New England

Find a Fiscal Sponsor

Community Initiatives works to support and provide services to unincorporated nonprofit projects in California that benefit the community. CI serves as a fiscal sponsor to various nonprofit projects that benefit arts and culture, education, environment, health, human services, and public affairs.

Fiscal Sponsors Directory, connecting community projects with fiscal sponsors.

Learn about Fiscal Sponsorship at the Tides Center in San Francisco.

United Charitable Programs (UCP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit fiscal sponsor of active charitable programs.