Federation of Neighborhood Centers

Federation of Neighborhood Centers

1901 S. 9th Street, Bok Room 212
Philadelphia, PA 19148
(215) 486-4409
Website: www.fncphilly.org

Michael Harbison
Chief Executive Officer

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1964
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2012
Number of sponsored projects: 60

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, animal rescue, arts programming, anti-violence initiatives
  • 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
  • Food insecurity
  • 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
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
FNC builds strong neighborhoods through intentional partnerships. We support children, youth, families and individuals who traditionally do not have access to high-quality services and programming. FNC focuses on youth development, urban farming, food access, arts and culture, workforce training, and parent education. Through fiscal sponsorships, FNC supports new and established community visionaries who align with our mission. FNC partners for thriving communities.