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Through its Fiscal Sponsorship Program, MarinLink assists individuals and community organizations engaged in projects consistent with its mission by providing administrative support and tax-exempt status.
Index of Sponsored Projects
WHAT WE DO
MarinLink is a non-profit corporation operating under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS tax code. MarinLink promotes and executes community connections and collaborative projects in the arts/education, environment, health, spiritual, and business communities with special emphasis on connecting Marin’s vast non profit resources with the private sector. Since its inception in 2002, MarinLink has developed a variety of programs engaging businesses, non profits and individuals in meaningful projects that address important and unmet community needs.
Through its Fiscal Sponsorship Program, MarinLink assists individuals and community organizations consistent with its mission by providing administrative support, tax-exempt status, and fiscal sponsorship. The purpose of the MarinLink Sponsorship Program is twofold:
- Provide managerial support and guidance to individuals and organizations so that they may produce temporary projects or begin to develop as ongoing organizations.
- Ensure funding agencies and contributors that funds are well-managed, spent according to their guidelines, and that proposed services are delivered.
As your Fiscal Sponsor, MarinLink can provide:
- acknowledgment to funding sources and monitoring of expenditures to ensure that they are in keeping with the original proposals, contracts, or funding letters.
- Presence on our website
- Access to MarinLink’s community based resources
- Meeting space
- Free Workshops
MarinLink Consulting Services are available to assist you with:
- writing of grants and final reports to funders
- organizational development and sustainable growth
grant applications and administration of grant funds through a pre-approved grant relationship.
Please note: In order to receive sponsorship, projects must be approved by MarinLink. Applications are welcome
at any time.
- Every sponsored project remains a separate legal entity that is liable for its own taxes, insurance and debts.
- Both temporary projects and developing organizations can be considered for fiscal sponsorship.
Amigos Alados: Students of the Americas Protecting Migratory Birds/Estudiantes de las Americas Protegiendo Aves Migratorias.Click HERE to find out more.
Founded in 1997, BayWood Artists is the oldest painting group in Northern California working to promote and support art and the environment simultaneously through their an annual exhibition which benefits a selected partnering environmental organization. Click HERE to learn more!
The Bicycle Works – A Community Hub for Culture and Technology – Marin’s non-profit Do It Yourself community bicycle tool workshop!Learn More: TheBicycleWorks.org
Circle Center was formed for the purpose of providing a funding and support foundation for community service projects, assisting in the incubation of projects and visions, which serve the greater good, and promoting cooperative networking and collaborations.Learn More: CircleCenter.com
Center for Inner Peace was formed for the purpose of providing a funding and support foundation for community service projects, assisting in the incubation of projects and visions, which serve the greater good, and promoting cooperative networking and collaborations. http://www.acenterforinnerpeace.org/Home.htmlLearn More: CenterFor Inner Peace.org
DreamCatcher creates cultural arts and environmental educational projects for both older adults and youth. Our major mission: to give older adults a written voice through workshops, anthologies and individual writer’s chapbooks. Currently, Remembrance Writing 101 workshops are available in Marin. Click HERE to find out more.
EcoBirth Uniting the earth and birth movements for the well-being of our world
A coalition of organizations and individuals who cherish our beloved babies and Mother Earth. Women who want to consciously change our culture’s story to compassion for the environments of Earth and Birth and impel social change to sustain healthy, caring humans and a healed earth home. ecobirthwomenforearthandbirth.org
Free to Succeed - We help San Quentin student-inmates improve their reading and basic math skills, so they can better their lives and the lives of their families. Learn More: go to our website:http://freetosucceedliteracy.com. Phone – 415.435.3119, Email: email@example.com
Fairfax Community Wellness Center – provides affordable, high quality, professional holistic health care, transforming the way community takes care of itself by creating a thriving organization that supports clients, practitioners, and the community. The Community Wellness Center is a cooperative of highly-skilled, local practitioners. Click HERE to find out more.
Gallinas Watershed Council’s mission is to connect the people who live and work in Las Gallinas Valley with their watershed, to help each other take responsibility for our impact on the watershed through protection, restoration and education, and to advance conservation action in our watershed environment.Learn More: GallinasWatershed.org
GoSolar Marin - The Mission of GoSolar Marin is to encourage the largest number of people to go solar at the best price we can obtain as a group. We believe this will benefit our environment, add value to our homes, and reduce our electric bills.Learn More: GoSolarMarin.com
Inside Out Heart to Heals – Our mission is to enable women who have gone through rehabilitation programs and life crisis situations to develop a sense of confidence, beauty, health, and inner strength. Visit our website: InsideoutHeartsToHeals.webs.com to learn more about our programs and our START UP 5K WALK OF CONFIDENCE – November 20th, 2011
Kids Cooking for Life Project provides culinary programs, starting with underserved communities, that introduce children to the joy and social dimensions of food preparation, dining, and education for living a healthy and productive life. Click HERE to learn more.
Seeds of Generosity is a project that provides youth with real-life experiences in philanthropy, socially responsible investing and micro-loans to the poor. Project donors channel some of their funds through schools so that students can participate in socially positive giving, lending and investing. Click HERE to learn more.
LEAN- Local Energy Aggregation Network is a national non-profit to support the advancement of community energy aggregation programs. LEAN Energy is fueled by the vision of open energy markets, consumer choice, the rapid expansion of local clean energy supply, and an aggressive reduction in climate emissions. Click HERE to learn more.
Life Support M: “Young People Making Good Things Happen in the World!” Through heart and hands, LifeSupportM.org helps young people learn life skills to last a lifetime with mentorships, internships, and community service projects in the United States and Mexico. Learn More: LifeSupportM.org
Marin Sailing School - Program for the Blind provides youth and adults who are blind or visually impaired the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills of sailing through hands-on instruction. Learn More: MarinSailingSchool.com
Marin-Open-Garden-Project. A non-profit organization reconnecting Marin County residents to the land. Attend weekly produce exchanges, fruit harvesting for the hungry, raised bed garden installations, gardener networking, tool lending library. Click HERE to learn more.
Marin Teen Girl Conference – Established by the Marin Women’s Commission in 2011, the conference mission is to give every teen girl in Marin County the knowledge, support, and opportunity she needs to live her dreams. Click HERE to learn more!.
Newswire21 is a 21st century new media model that will blend the work of credentialed citizen reporters in local communities with the high standards of professional journalists. The primary focus will be on health, education, culture, consumer affairs, civic affairs and under-served communities .
Novato Milestone Wind Ensemble. Free Holiday Concert- 12/12 – Novato—Click Here for info! Music is best shared among friends! We present diverse and engaging musical experiences for all audiences. Our gifted musicians hail from the North Bay – spanning vocations and generations. Click HERE to learn more about the Novato Wind Ensemble.
Play-Well TEKnologies strives to: Build problem-solving skills, Provide an opportunity for creative expression, Foster a greater appreciation of how things work, Encourage the qualities of inquisitiveness, self reliance, and self confidence in children–all in the context of fun-filled engineering and architectural projects,. Click HERE to learn more.
The Seniors Resource Forum is a multidisciplinary educational collaborative that puts on events in Marin that brings Marin’s aging population and their families together with a variety of professional volunteers. The aim is to make it easier for our elders to get information efficiently, using one-on-one appointments with volunteers ready to answer their questions in a single location.For more information contact MarinLink.
Spectrum Surf Camps offer one week surf camps specifically designed to serve children, ages 5 – 17, on the autism spectrum. The highly qualified staff includes instructors who are expert surfers and have worked with children and adults with disabilities. Spectrum Surf Camps is located in Bolinas, California. Click HERE to learn more.
Shelter Animal Reiki Association: Training in Reiki healing therapies tailored to the animals in your life and practice. Provides detailed and practical tips needed to be able to offer a successful Reiki treatment to any animal in any situation.Learn More: www.AnimalReikiSource.com
Sprout is non-profit community based seed and plant resource outreach and library in West Marin . The SPROUT Library provides seeds and plants to gardeners who in turn grow-out select plants for seed and return some to the library for others to borrow. Our goal is to nurture gardeners as earth tenders with uniquely suited plants for our bio-region while supporting genetic diversity and community sovereignty.Learn More: www.myspace.com/sproutreach
Study of Indigenous Weather Knowledge. — a group of thinkers and researchers who have common interests about planet dynamics.
Click HERE to learn more.
SummerAde: Special-Ed Kids + Teen Mentors + Summer Day Camp = Everyone Wins
What We Do: SummerAde pairs high school volunteers with special education kids to aid them during their week at a summer day camp
Click HERE to learn more.
U.S. Vets Adopt Pets – U.S. Vets Adopt Petswas born out of the necessity to create additional suicide preventative measures that promote the health benefits of pets for Veterans, Active Duty & Military Families. Our overall purpose is to save lives, both human and with tails, and provide the pet free of charge to show respect to Military personnel for their service to our country. We are working to move on from war with the love of a pet. This initiative not only enhances and saves human lives; it saves the lives of shelter pets.Learn more: http://usvetsadoptpets.org/
The Ubiquitous Vision Project strives to support motivated youth in overcoming obstacles to higher education and introduce them to a wider world view using multi-media technologies.
Click HERE to learn more.
_The Vallejo Charter School (VCS) is a community-based education project initiated by parents, community members and the Vallejo City Unified School District. VCS seeks to increase learning opportunities for all pupils. Our goal is to provide an additional choice and educational opportunity for Vallejo families
Click HERE to learn more.
Veterans2Work was organized to help special-needs veterans find, and succeed in, work to fit their circumstance. Our overall mission is to improve the employability and job success of special-needs veterans and their caregivers. Learn More: Veterans2Work.com
World Hoop Day- Since 2006, World Hoop Day has been dedicated to bringing dance, exercise and toy hoops to under-privileged children living in extreme poverty and the under-developed neighborhoods of our world. Click HERE to learn more.