Financial Services Coalition – Puget Sound Charitable Foundation

Financial Services Coalition – Puget Sound Charitable Foundation

701 5th Avenue, Suite 4200
Seattle, WA 98104
(206) 262-7316


Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2008
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2013
Number of sponsored projects: 10

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
10%-15% of the revenues collected. 10% of donated or granted funds, additional 5% if the grant requires reporting to local, state, or federal agencies.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Youth, professional and/or economic development, financial literacy, educational advancement, housing stability, veterans services, human services to vulnerable populations

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Equity and social justice: Diversity and inclusion in the workforce
  • Children, youth and families: Financial education, leveraging government benefits
  • Economic development: Workforce development, SBA support and access to capital
  • Youth development: College and career readiness, apprenticeships, collegiate oratorical public speaking platforms, emerging leaders, college internships
  • Housing: Affordability/homeless shelters – women & children
  • Communities of color/minorities: Professional development and cultural competence
  • Professional development: Certifications, continuing professional education, clock hours, speakers bureau

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Office space/training room space
  • Organizational development
  • Tax reporting: 940, 990, w-2, 1099
  • Other: Outsourced payroll, human resources, 940, 990, w-2, 1099, event venues

Organization description:
Mission: The FSC-PS CF (Foundation) supports the Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) – Puget Sound Chapter by funding financial literacy, professional development and mentorship programs, as well as promoting community and economic empowerment for underserved communities. To learn more about the UFSC mission aligned programs, visit The Foundation also fiscally sponsors community organizations and projects, offers collegiate and professional scholarships, and promotes minority small business resources, entrepreneurship, workforce development, and economic empowerment programs external to the UFSC organization. Its objectives are to: Promote economic development and provide technical, educational, and advisory assistance to underserved communities; support scholarships to college-bound students from communities of color who have expressed a career interest in the financial services industry; and help educate and inform youth about the employment opportunities available in the financial services industry.