Fresh Arts

Fresh Arts

1502 Sawyer St. #103
Houston, Texas 77007
(713) 868-1839

Sarah Stevens
Operations Manager

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2003
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2013
Number of sponsored projects: 31

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
7% for cash and checks, 10% for donations made by credit card or online

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Geographic

The applicant must be a Fresh Arts member and must keep its annual membership up to date.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Education
  • Festivals and events
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Organizational development

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Fresh Arts is dedicated to strengthening the sustainability and vibrancy of Houston’s arts sector by bolstering the capacity and professional practice of artists and arts organizations and enhancing the public’s engagement with the arts. Fresh Arts is committed to the growth of a thriving, innovative, diverse arts sector in Houston and, toward that end, provides programming and professional development training, resource aggregation, showcasing, community building and audience development services.