Foundation for National Progress

Foundation for National Progress

222 Sutter St. #600
San Francisco, CA 94108
(415) 321-1729

Madeleine Buckingham

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1975
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2004
Number of sponsored projects: 3

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Between 7%-9% of gross grant or earned income

Eligibility criteria:
Aligned mission values

Types of projects or services we sponsor: 
  • Other: We are a nonprofit investigative journalism/news organization. We are happy to consider any project aligned with our values in the journalism/education/research/outreach/arts/culture area.
Services we offer projects:
  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Computer IT
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Legal services
  • 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 A, Direct Project
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship
Organization description:
Mother Jones is a reader-supported investigative news organization honored as Magazine of the Year by our peers in the industry. Our nonprofit newsroom goes deep on the biggest stories of the moment, from politics and criminal and racial justice to education, climate change, and food/agriculture. We reach more than 10 million people each month. We are independent (no corporate owners) and are accountable only to our readers. Our mission is to deliver hard-hitting reporting that inspires change and combats “alternative facts.”