YWCA of Greater Portland

YWCA of Greater Portland

P.O. Box 4587
Portland, OR 97208
(503) 294-7400
(971) 231-0489
Website: www.ywcapdx.org

Lucy Kennedy-Wong
Capacity Building Manager

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1903
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2010
Number of sponsored projects: 25

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
We charge 15% on expenses.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Eliminating racism. Empowering women. Promoting peace, justice, dignity and freedom for all.
  • Geographic: Our services are limited to Oregon only.
  • Other: Led by or accountable to Black, Indigenous and/or People of Color

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Children, youth and families
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Festivals and events
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • Mental Health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Women
  • Youth development
  • Other: Social justice initiatives

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Payroll
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: Support with grants management, proposals and budgets

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:
YWCA is a legacy organization providing programs that eliminate racism, empower women and promote peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Our services include social justice programs and advocacy; programs serving survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault; supporting incarcerated mothers and their children; senior services supporting people in remaining in their homes and actively in their communities; and housing programs.