Federation of Neighborhood Centers

Federation of Neighborhood Centers

1901 S. 9th Street, Bok Room 212
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 982-2115
Website: www.fncphilly.org

Jerry Tapley
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1964
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2012
Number of sponsored projects: 35

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Our fees are from 10%-15%, with most in the 10% range. Fees can be higher for government grants that require a higher level of reporting. There are no startup fees and no minimum amount that a sponsored project has to bring in annually.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Youth programming, parenting, workforce development, urban farming, nutrition, food access, food justice, trauma-informed programming
  • Has an advisory group

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture: Especially technical theater and youth-focused art projects
  • Children, youth and families
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Faith-based/religious
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • International development
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Computer IT
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Tax reporting

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

  • Model A, Direct Project

Organization description:
FNC builds strong neighborhoods through intentional partnerships. We support children, youth, families and individuals, including those involved in the criminal justice system. FNF focuses on youth development, urban farming, food access, workforce training, parent education and re-entry services. Through fiscal sponsorship, FNC supports new and established organizations that align with our mission. FNC partners for thriving communities.