MAP for Nonprofits

2314 University Ave. West, Suite 28
St. Paul, MN 55114
(651) 647-1216

Danielle Gangelhoff
Fiscal Sponsorship Program Manager

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1982
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2013
Number of sponsored projects: 30

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Setup Fees. Once a program is accepted, a $500 one-time setup fee is charged. The fee covers: Initial setup, chart of accounts set up, accounting and project management software, budget assistance. Program Fees. We offer two levels of Fiscal Sponsorship fees. Tier 1 – 7% of funds received by Program Tier 2 – 9% of funds received by Program (available only to Minnesota-based programs)

Eligibility criteria:

  • Geographic: Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota or Wisconsin, although programming can occur outside those states.
  • Other: Vision: Our fiscal sponsorship program is designed to strengthen the region’s capacity to develop innovative responses to unmet community needs. Projects must apply funds raised toward nonprofit purposes; statement of intent must align with MAP fiscal sponsorship vision; must be willing to incorporate and purchase general liability insurance; must have a plan to achieve financial viability; may not use funds to influence legislation, such as paying for lobbying services.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Faith-based/religious
  • Festivals and events
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • International development
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Women
  • Youth development
  • Other: Disabilities and human services.

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: Conference room (no fee), use of MAP's office address to receive mail

Based on Fiscal Sponsorship: 6 Ways to Do It Right: Our model(s) of fiscal sponsorship are:

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship
  • Model F, Technical Assistance

Organization description:
Our mission is maximize community impact of nonprofits and social innovators through consultation, training and support.

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