Giving charitable projects a platform for growth.
for emerging charitable projects.
What is fiscal sponsorship?
Fiscal sponsorship is a collaborative relationship in which a charitable project partners with a public charity to receive tax-deductible donations and access to a network of support.
For groups with a mission in mind and a desire to launch quickly, NPT’s comprehensive fiscal sponsorship offers a turnkey alternative to incorporating and staffing an independent organization. As the fiscal sponsor, NPT handles a broad array of administrative duties so project leaders have more time to hone their vision and greater opportunity to amplify their impact.
What does NPT offer?
- Administrative oversight
- Grant administration
- Human resources infrastructure
- Information technology support
- Treasury management and accounting services
- Donation processing and recordkeeping
- Marketing & communications support and consultation
- Legal review and tax compliance
- Best-in-class operational systems
- Risk mitigation
- On-demand strategic input from NPT’s philanthropic services team
- Access to NPT’s network of charitable sector expert
NPT’s fiscal sponsorship model is designed to offer guidance and flexibility. Using our team of in-house experts, NPT provides fiduciary oversight and absorbs most of the risk involved in launching a new charitable project, so that the project leaders can focus on its mission.
Project leaders can also access a menu of best-in-class advisory and consultative services as needed to scale the project, drawing on NPT’s deep bench of philanthropic professionals. Lending both operational and strategic expertise, NPT works with project leaders to customize the best support system to achieve their charitable goals.
Can I get fiscal sponsorship for a collaboratively funded project?
In the last decade, philanthropy has experienced a surge in cross-sector collaboration. Collaborative partnerships allow individuals, foundations and corporations with similar charitable goals to work together, leveraging funding opportunities and increasing outcomes for shared cause areas. NPT is proud to have hosted donor collaboratives for more than 15 years.
Who can start a fiscal sponsorship?
Any individual or group with a plan for a project that is charitable in nature may apply to be fiscally sponsored. NPT works with groups in every charitable focus area. Projects may conduct their activities locally or internationally.
How do I get started?
To explore the possibility of fiscal sponsorship with NPT, reach out to Andrea Rush, Senior Vice President of Philanthropic Services, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (215) 277-3022.