From the Heart Productions

From the Heart Productions, Inc.

1013 Harbor Ave. #53
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:
Our fee is 6% for checks and credit cards plus the credit card fee.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Minimum budget: $10,000

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
  • Filmmakers can receive donations of free goods and major discounts
  • Crypto currency 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 for fiscal sponsorship is normally done within 5 days. In addition, we work with Kickstarter, Seed and Spark and Kickstarter and offer special rates for crowdfunding on their platforms. Our website lists fiscal sponsor benefits, information on our Roy W. Dean Film Grants, other available grants, as well as 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.