Intersection for the Arts

Intersection for the Arts

1448 Market Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 626-2787

Tania Butterworth
Manager of Artist Services

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1965
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1977
Number of sponsored projects: 151

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
10% flat administrative fee on all earned and contributed income, $75 annual renewal fee

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values
  • Geographic: Bay Area
  • Type of service
  • Other: Must complete application that includes organization mission/project description, fundraising experience, budget, long-term plans.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: Receive charitable grants and tax-deductible contributions; discounted rates for professional development workshops and coaching; resources for identifying the right grants for your project; free review of grant applications; presentation opportunities via Artist in Residence and Intersect SF programs; promotional opportunities via Intersection’s newsletter and social media; dedicated staff help for all project-related questions.

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Intersection for the Arts has been empowering Bay Area artists and arts organizations to achieve their creative potential for 50-plus years. A deeply committed, San Francisco-based team supports each member’s artistic pursuits by delivering a suite of personalized services that include fiscal sponsorship, professional development and low cost event rentals.