List of Fiscal Sponsorships

Broadway Lullaby Project

The Broadway Lullaby Project is creating a collection of original lullabies written and performed by members of the musical theatre community, the proceeds of which will be donated to benefit breast cancer research, support and education.

Centre for Investigative Journalism

The Centre for Investigative Journalism (CIJ), based in London, advances education for, and public understanding of, investigative journalism, critical inquiry, and in-depth reporting and research. The CIJ provides high-level training, resources and research to journalists, researchers, non-governmental organizations, academics, graduate students and others interested in public integrity and the defense of the public interest in the media. The CIJ offers particular assistance to those working in difficult environments where freedom of the press in under threat and where reporting can be a dangerous occupation

Corporate Disclosure Resource Center

The Corporate Disclosure Resource Center (CDRC) provides research and communications expertise at a national level to examine the influence of corporate funds in the American political system.

Criminal Justice Funders and Activists Network

The Criminal Justice Funders and Advocates Network (CJFAN) is an emerging network working to increase nationwide support for criminal justice reform efforts. Comprised of both funders and activists and including the formerly incarcerated in its leadership structure, CJFAN works to strengthen existing and emerging Justice Networks, while engaging new funder and advocate allies. CJFAN seeks to create a united movement for change, and will provide tools to facilitate collaboration and knowledge exchange. The goal is to reduce mass incarceration and foster safe, healthy, peaceful communities in which dignity and respect for human rights is a reality for everyone.

Define American

Define American is dedicated to changing the conversation about immigrants in America who are an inexorable part of our communities and our society. Founded by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and co-founded by Jake Brewer, Jehmu Greene and Alicia Menendez, Define American harnesses the power of storytelling and social media to bring about greater awareness of and support for immigration reform.

Federal Agencies Project

The Federal Agencies Project is dedicated to making federal agency policies and practices more responsive to the rights and needs of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community.  The effort focuses on non-legislative policy changes critical to the health, well-being and equality of LGBT people, and brings additional resources to the efforts of organizations already working in this field.

Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation

The Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) is an affinity group for funders that supports non-partisan efforts to engage voters, eliminate structural barriers to voting, advance reforms to improve government and electoral systems and inspire public involvement in civic life, particularly among historically disenfranchised and underrepresented communities.


HATCH brings together artists and cross-sector leaders to solve problems and transform communities. HATCH believes that art and creativity can propel dramatic social change in ways that policy prescriptions alone cannot. HATCH seeks a paradigm shift that would bring artists and creative leaders into the center of social change strategies, locally and nationally.

Legacies of War

Legacies of War raises awareness about the history of the Vietnam War-era bombing in Laos, to provide space for healing the wounds of war and to create greater hope for a future of peace.

The Nexus Fund                                                                                                                                

The Nexus Fund aims to grow and support a “community of practice” – in this case, a group of people and organizations dedicated to working together to end mass atrocities. It does this by enabling practitioners – professionals and organizations that work on issues related to preventing and ending mass atrocities – to coordinate, convene, gain needed skills, and share knowledge on the prevention of and response to large-scale, systematic violence against civilians, broadly defined as mass atrocities. 

Science First

Science First is the publisher of InsideClimate News. InsideClimate News is a non-profit, non-partisan news organization that covers clean energy, carbon energy, nuclear energy and environmental science—plus the territory in between where law, policy and public opinion are shaped. Its mission is to produce clear, objective stories that give the public and decision-makers the information they need to navigate the heat and emotion of climate and energy debates.

Social Transformation Project

The Social Transformation Project (STP) exists to spark and support strategic collaboration and coordination among pivotal leaders and organizations across social change movements, in order to increase their power, effectiveness and impact in the world. They provide the necessary coaching, mentoring, network-weaving, collaborative facilitation, mediation, organizational consultation, training, tools and resources, to meet the needs of this moment and bring new ways of social change out into organizations and movements. They facilitate and drive efforts directly in the activist community, while increasing and enhancing key intermediaries and consultants’ capacity to support those efforts.

State Engagement Project

The State Engagement Project is dedicated to building in-state policy and civic engagement infrastructure across the nation. The project works with both national foundations and in-state donors to highlight best practices, performance metrics, and state policy innovations to move the states forward in education, environmental protection and rising living standards for citizens. The Project currently works with 18 states and hopes to have 25 involved within 2 years.

We Are America Alliance

The We Are America Alliance was formed 2006 to advance immigration policy that respects the rights and fundamental dignity of all who call America home. The mission of the Alliance is to create a unique space for collaboration between national, state, and local groups that work on immigration rights and civic engagement in various ethnic communities.