The Reading Room CLE

The Reading Room CLE

532 E 185th St.
RRC c/o GH/S
Cleveland, OH 44119
(216) 200-7723

L.S. Quinn
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2018
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2020
Number of sponsored projects: 7

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
10% of gross receipts.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission value
  • Only projects located in our state or region: Cleveland, OH

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Festivals and events
  • Food insecurity/Nutrition
  • Health
  • Homelessness
  • Housing
  • Mental health
  • Open space/Parks
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Veterans
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Computer IT
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Office space
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Tax reporting

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
We are a nonprofit bookstore that works to fight inequity in greater Cleveland, Ohio, in our schools, our students’ lives, and our city’s future. We collect donated books and re-sell them, then use the profits to offer literary and literacy programs.