Mockingbird Incubator

Mockingbird Incubator

5528 E. Echo St.
Los Angeles, CA 90042
(626) 272-5802

Jessica Payne
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2019
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2021
Number of sponsored projects: 4

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
$500 set-up fee, then $250 per month or 10% of monthly revenue, whichever is more.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Only projects located in California
  • Type of service
  • Has an advisory group

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Women

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Tax reporting

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

  • Model A, Direct Project

Organization description:
Our fiscal sponsorship program is designed to activate and empower progressive leaders and projects. We provide a jumpstart for your project so you don’t have to wait for your 501(c)(3) status. Besides the ability to accept tax-deductible donations, we provide supportive services such as organizational compliance, accounting, insurance coverage, and payroll services, as well as community support and education.