BE Meditation Group

BE Meditation Group

340 S. Lemon Ave. #2644
Walnut, CA,  91789

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 a 5% to 10% fee on all project funding received. 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.