Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona (TAPAZ)

Technical Assistance Partnership of Arizona (TAPAZ)

2929 N. Central Ave, Suite #1550
Phoenix, AZ 85012
(602) 774-3283

Juan Salas
Director of Operations and Accounting

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2001
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2011
Number of sponsored projects: 65

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
10% for federal grants, 7% for all others such as donations, corporate sponsorships and grants

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Health-related
  • Geographic: only Arizona
  • Has an advisory group

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Children, youth and families
  • Drug treatment
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Faith-based/religious
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Social services
  • Women
  • Youth development
  • Other: Veterans’ affairs, literacy, oral health, tribe support, foster care

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting: We will provide monthly reporting
  • Insurance
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: Technical assistance and capacity building, grant submission assistance, grant reporting

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

  • Model A, Direct Project
  • Model B, Independent Contractor Project
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship
  • Model F, Technical Assistance

Organization description:
Fiscal sponsorship allows TAPAZ to accept funds for a project’s activities. We will also send a recognition letter to donors, provide grant tracking, check writing, assist with reviewing and submitting funding requests such as grant applications, provide monthly reporting, and front working capital to entities if they have a secure funding source. We offer other services such as helping prepare a Business Plan, Governance/Board Development, Leadership Development, Internal and Financial Management Systems, and Volunteer Management.