Fiscal sponsorship is a great way to raise funds for creative work without the hassle of becoming a nonprofit organization. This list of resources can help an artist decide if fiscal sponsorship is right for them, as well as resources to help them form a nonprofit organization.
Basics of Fiscal Sponsorship
Learn what fiscal sponsorship is and how to find a sponsor. Grant Space provides general information about fiscal sponsorship and what to know when considering fiscal sponsorship.
Nonprofit versus Fiscal Sponsorship
The National Council of Nonprofits’ offers tips to consider when deciding whether to seek fiscal sponsorship or form an independent nonprofit.
Forming a Nonprofit
The Iowa Secretary of State provides step-by-step instructions on how to form a nonprofit organization.
The Larned A. Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center
A University of Iowa interdisciplinary collaboration, the Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center provides information and training resources to help Iowa’s nonprofit organizations.
Fractured Atlas offers a Fiscal Sponsorship Program to open up funding opportunities for artists and creative projects.
- ArtUp: Fiscal Sponsorship: The “ArtUp: Fiscal Sponsorship” webinar, hosted by Theresa Hubbard of Fractured Atlas, provides information about the benefits of using fiscal sponsorship as a fundraising tool for individuals and emerging organizations working in the arts.