Rose Foundation

Rose Foundation

1970 Broadway, Ste. 600
Oakland, CA 94612
(510) 658-0702

Karla James
Managing Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1992
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1995
Number of sponsored projects: 10

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Fee is 7%, or 10% on credit card donations

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values
  • Geographic
  • Has an advisory group
  • Minimum budget: Projects must have a minimum budget of $10,000.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Other:  Coalitions/networks, environmental health and justice, environmental education, natural resource conservation

Services we offer projects:

  • Organizational development: Organizational development services are individually tailored to each project.
  • Receiving property and stock donations

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

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

Organization description:
The Rose Foundation is a grant-making public charity that supports grassroots community activism for environmental protection, public health, consumer protection and sustainability. Through both grant making and in-house programs, the foundation’s work emphasizes building community power, and encouraging corporate and government accountability.