From the Heart Productions

From the Heart Productions, Inc.

1455 Mandalay Beach Road
Oxnard, CA 93035
(805) 984-0098

Carole Dean

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1992
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1998
Number of sponsored projects: 200

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
We charge 5% for checks and 7% for credit cards. We have your check in the mail seven days after receipt of the funds.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Minimum budget: $5,000

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Education
  • Faith-based/religious
  • Health/nutrition
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Women
  • Youth development
  • Other: We want films that are unique and make a contribution to society. We want compelling stories with heartfelt characters.

Services we offer projects:

  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • We review your proposal/log line/outline for the film and give advice for improvements. We help you with your pitch and teach you crowdfunding. Carole Dean personally works with you to get your package to the highest level possible for grants and donations. Approval is normally done within 5 days. We have partnered with Network for Good and you can use this platform free. Check the link on our first page for creating a fundraiser. Our website lists fiscal sponsor benefits, which are many, explains how to apply for our grants, and lists granting organizations, articles on creating your proposal, funding information and much more to keep you busy collecting checks.

Organization description:
From the Heart is dedicated to promoting films that are unique and make a contribution to society.