Fiscal Sponsorship

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The MarinLINK Fiscal Sponsorship Program collaborates with social entrepreneurs and community organizations engaged in projects consistent with its mission by providing administrative support, tax-exempt status, and fiscal sponsorship.

Do you have a great idea?  Maybe Fiscal Sponsorship can make it happen!

Fiscal sponsorship is a way for aspiring nonprofit social entrepreneurs and groups to uniquely attract resources and share grassroots expertise to address unmet community needs. Why is fiscal sponsorship a good idea? It’s a great way to fast track your idea by through an existing nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, MarinLink, Inc.. Fiscal sponsorship can align your “project” with your community, network, and resources to jumpstart your project’s strategic plan. Through a contractual relationship your project can attract tax-exempt contributions. It is cost-effective and efficient.

Why is fiscal sponsorship a good idea?

It’s a cost-effective and efficient way to fast track your idea by collaborating with an existing nonprofit 501(c)3 organization. MarinLINK’s fiscal sponsorship program low barrier to entry allows your “project” the development time to launch its strategic plan and attract tax-exempt contributions necessary for its success and longevity.

As your Fiscal Sponsor, what does MarinLink provide?

MarinLink’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program goals are two-fold:

  1. Provide managerial support and guidance to individuals and organizations so that they may produce temporary projects and/or develop as ongoing organizations.
  2. Ensure funding agencies and contributors that funds are well-managed, spent according to their guidelines, and that proposed services are delivered.

MarinLink can provide formal acknowledgements to funding source and monitoring of expenditures to ensure that projects adhere to their original proposals, contracts, or funding letters. Fiscally sponsored programs are also added to MarinLink’s website and have access to meeting space. MarinLink hosts its own University with workshops geared towards operating and growing a nonprofit or small business. MarinLink offers professional services for grant writing expertise, administration, reporting, organizational effectiveness, and sustainable growth.

MarinLink is listed in the Fiscal Sponsor Directory:

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Fiscal Sponsorship Program Application

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NNFS Guidelines for Comprehensive Fiscal Sponsorship

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Fiscal Sponsorship FAQ

What does MarinLink do?

The MarinLink Fiscal Sponsorship Program collaborates with social entrepreneurs and community organizations engaged in projects consistent with its mission by providing administrative support, tax-exempt status, and fiscal sponsorship.

MarinLink offers “independent contractor fiscal sponsorship” (also known as Model B).    With fiscal sponsorship and 501(c)3 status, social entrepreneurs and groups can accept charitable dollars to support their community based efforts. Fiscal sponsorship with MarinLink enables these visionaries to raise and accept funds for their cause without a minimum of paperwork and administrative tasks. While  MarinLink offers an array of Professional Services to assist projects, each project is developed and run independently.

APPLICATIONS & SPONSORSHIP FAQ

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Download the MarinLINK Fiscal Sponsorship FAQs

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