Fiscal Sponsorship

Fundraising with Fiscal Sponsorship

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What is fiscal sponsorship?

For charitable programs or projects, obtaining 501c3 status can be a hurdle to jump or an unnecessary financial burden for smaller organizations, but without it, funding opportunities are limited. Fiscal sponsorship is a program that gives you the ability to accept tax-deductible donations and apply for grants without 501c3 status. Fiscal Sponsorship Allies provides sponsorship for many fledging charitable programs and organizations.

Who is eligible for fiscal sponsorship?

Fiscal sponsorship allows eligible organizations to apply for grants and accept donations without their own 501c3 status.

Charitable programs or groups that are…

Waiting for official 501c3 status from the IRS. 
Not ready for the administrative burden of becoming a nonprofit.
Dealing with revocation of their tax-exempt status.
Running a temporary or short-term project or event
Testing out their idea for a charitable program before applying for 501c3 status
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The Process


The fiscal sponsorship application takes about 30 minutes to complete on the Fiscal Sponsorship Allies website. They'll reach out to you within 2 business days after you submit it.


Once your application is approved, there is a one-time setup fee. Simply select which plan you'd like and pay the appropriate setup fee. Then the Fiscal Sponsorship Allies team will be in touch to get your fiscal sponsorship set up.


After setup, you're free to start fundraising and applying for grants. Fiscal Sponsorship Allies will process all donations, provide acknowledgments to donors, and you'll have access to an online portal that lets you see donations, donor information and more.

Why Us?


Start Fundraising Sooner

Don’t let a lack of 501c3 status prevent you from making a positive impact on your community.

Accept Multiple Types of Donations

Through your customized donation page, you’ll be able to accept online donations in direct support of your organization. They can also help accept checks, company matches, donor advised fund gifts, and more.

Lessen Your Administrative Burden

You focus on your mission, Fiscal Sponsorship Allies will process donations, acknowledge your donors, and take care of Charitable Solicitation Registration.

Discover how fiscal sponsorship can help your organization.

 It only takes 30 minutes to discover how this program can make your charitable dream into a reality. Start making a difference today!

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