Allied Arts Foundation

Allied Arts Foundation

3518 Fremont Ave. N #521
Seattle, WA 98103-8814
(206) 353-9148

Edward Wolcher
Operations Manager

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1967
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1983
Number of sponsored projects: 60

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
For amounts raised up to $15,000 per year, we charge a 10% fiscal sponsorship fee; amounts raised over $15,000 per year are charged a 5% sponsorship fee. Sponsored projects are responsible for all incidental costs such as PayPal fees and bankcard charges.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Independent artists, art projects and arts organizations

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture: All manner of arts including 2D, 3D, multimedia, performance, installation, etc.

Services we offer projects:

  • Other: 501(c)(3) pass through for tax-deductible fundraising for your project or organization; static project page on AAF website and fundraising page through

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Allied Arts Foundation, founded in 1967, provides fiscal sponsorship to artists and arts organizations for singular or ongoing artistic projects. Our support is not limited geographically and we welcome out-of-state projects. The Foundation also awards limited artist grants, bestows yearly arts awards honoring talented students in each of metropolitan Seattle’s 16 public high schools and works with partner organizations on regionwide arts advocacy issues.