Fiscal Sponsorship

Fiscal Sponsorship

    • Organizations that are currently contracted with one of the following non-profits as a fiscal sponsor may be eligible to apply for funding from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund (PCF).
    • Organizations that are contracted with a fiscal sponsor that does not appear on the list below are not eligible to apply for a grant unless their fiscal sponsor applies for and receives permission to serve as a “pre-approved” fiscal sponsor. The 2019 Fiscal Sponsor Application is available for download below. The deadline to apply is Friday, September 7, 2018 at 5:00 PM.
    • A current, fully executed agreement between an organization applying for a grant and their fiscal sponsor must be attached to the 2019 grant application; it will be reviewed to qualify for grant eligibility.
    • Questions can be directed to Michelle Currica, Program Manager, at 267-419-7641 or
Pre-Approved Fiscal Sponsors for 2019 Grant Cycle:
  • Ars Nova Workshop
  • Asian Arts Initiative
  • Bowerbird
  • CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia
  • Da Vinci Art Alliance
  • Drexel University
  • EgoPo, Inc.
  • Federation of Neighborhood Centers
  • Fractured Atlas
  • Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (formerly Friends of the Japanese House & Garden)
  • Germantown United CDC
  • Greater Philadelphia Film Office
  • Headlong Dance Theater
  • Interact Theater
  • La Salle University
  • Miami Foundation, The
  • Moore College of Art & Design
  • National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the Commonwealth of PA, The (NSCD/PA)
  • Painted Bride Art Center
  • Philadelphia Dance Projects
  • Saving Grace Orphanage International
  • Temple University
  • University of Pennsylvania, The
  • University of the Arts, The
  • Urban Affairs Coalition
  • Wilma Theatre




Fiscal Sponsorship Guidelines and Grant Eligibility

2019 List of Pre-Approved Fiscal Sponsors

2019 Fiscal Sponsor Application (to be completed by non-profits that wish to serve as a fiscal sponsor) — Application period closed for 2019 grant cycle

Sample Fiscal Sponsor Agreement

Additional information and tools provided by the National Council on Nonprofits

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