Understanding Fiscal Sponsorship

Description: Docs In Progress is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and administers a Fiscal Sponsorship Program to allow eligible documentary projects to be able to apply for funding to foundations and other grant-making institutions and to accept tax-deductible donations from individual donors. In this 60-minute session, participants will learn about the program. The session will cover:

  • What fiscal sponsorship is.
  • The reason you as a documentary filmmaker may need a fiscal sponsor.
  • What you need to apply for fiscal sponsorship at Docs In Progress.
  • Things you should look for when choosing a fiscal sponsor.
  • How the fiscal sponsorship program at Docs In Progress works.
  • The benefits of becoming fiscally sponsored by Docs In Progress.
  • Time for Q&A

The info session will be presented by Barbara Valentino, CEO of Docs In Progress and by Adele Schmidt, Artistic Director of Docs In Progress.

Thursday, February 23, 2023 | 7-8pm


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  • Barbara Valentino
    published this page in Workshops 2023-01-24 18:03:37 -0500