Alternative Newsweekly Foundation

Alternative Newsweekly Foundation

253 Tennessee Ave. NE
c/o Kevin Goldberg, Registered Agent
Washington, D.C., 20002
Phone: (608) 772-0693

Ellen Meany
Foundation President

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2018
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2020
Number of sponsored projects: 5

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Currently 6.5% to10%. Sliding scale is based on the project.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Type of service: ANF supports high-quality, independent, fact-checked journalism and media.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Festivals and events
  • People or communities of color/minorities

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Organizational development
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Other: Additional services as needed

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

  • Model A, Direct Project
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship
  • Model D, Group Exemption

Organization description:
ANF supports the growth, education, and professional development of present and future independent journalists. One of the foundation’s main objectives is to serve as a fiscal sponsor to independent entities that are in the business of building local news and information infrastructure and initiatives that ultimately serve their communities.