BE Meditation Group

BE Meditation Group

440 N. Barranca Ave. #2644
Covina, CA 91723

Stacey Johnson
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2016
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2016
Number of sponsored projects: 3

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
BE charges approximately 10% on funding received with no additional set-up charges. This fee covers all services and project assistance requested and required for the success of each project. BE fees are taken initially, once project funds have been received.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: awareness, mindfulness or meditation – aligned programs
  • Other: Applications for fiscal sponsorship are accepted on a rolling basis. To request an application packet, please send an email to with a short description of your project or program. The length of the application process varies but we anticipate a turnaround time of less than two weeks, if the application is complete at the time of submission.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Festivals and events
  • Health/nutrition
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Social services
  • Women
  • Youth development
  • Other: – Group meditation and mindfulness programs; programs that promote individual development; infrastructure for awareness programs; ancillary programs that promote meditation; Yoga

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Organizational development
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: – Grant Management – Project Development – Consulting Services

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

  • Model B, Independent Contractor Project
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship
  • Model F, Technical Assistance

Organization description:
BE Meditation Group is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to spreading the tenets of meditation. In an effort to support and spread our message, BE operates as a fiscal sponsor for individuals, existing nonprofits and nonprofit start-ups with aligned missions. Models A, D and E may be available, if appropriate. We provide financial management, accounting services, grant management and operational guidance as needed to pursue the shared vision of expanding meditation and mindfulness as a regular practice.