Marion Institute

The Marion Institute

202 Spring Street
Marion, MA 02738
Phone:  (508) 748-0816



Elizabeth Wiley
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1994

Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2004

Number of sponsored projects: 7

Fiscal sponsorship fee:

Our fee is 10% of revenue, with reduction opportunities for projects above $500,000 and additional services (development, promotion) for additional fees.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values
  • Other: Minimum annual budget of $40,000

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Health/nutrition
  • International development
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Women
  • Youth development
  • Other: Spirituality, mindfulness

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Payroll
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: Can provide additional services listed for a fee

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:

The Marion Institute is an incubator of initiatives that promote positive social change, with a focus on sustainability, education, health and healing, and spirituality.