Maysles Documentary Center

Maysles Documentary Center

343 Malcolm X Blvd.
Harlem, NY 10027
(646) 853-1296

Dale Dobson
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2005
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2005
Number of sponsored projects: 4

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
We do not charge an application fee for the program. However, if you become a fiscal sponsee, all monetary contributions received by MDC on your project’s behalf will be subject to a 7% accounting and administration fee.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Type of service

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture: Documentaries are our priority, but we consider projects of all types — including narratives, experimental films, film festivals and series, installations, collectives, and preservation projects — provided they fall within the scope of our mission.
  • Education
  • Festivals and events

Services we offer projects:

  • Bookkeeping/accounting

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Maysles Documentary Center is a Harlem-based nonprofit organization committed to community, education, and documentary film. We use filmmaking to amplify and expand under-represented artists and narratives, while empowering young filmmakers in creative self-expression, communicating ideas, and advocating needs.