Milwaukee Film

Milwaukee Film

1037 W. McKinley Ave., Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53205
(414) 755-1965

Molly Veh
Programs Manager

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2009
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2016
Number of sponsored projects: 12

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Project owner and/or primary contact must be a Milwaukee Film member (no fee) to apply for fiscal sponsorship. If approved, a 5%-7% administration fee is applied to all funds routed through our fiscal sponsorship program. This fee covers the cost of managing donations (including costs associated with bookkeeping, check distribution, fiscal reporting to funders, etc)and varies based on the funders’ reporting requirements. Approved projects must submit a progress report twice a year. Late reports will incur a $50 fee.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values


  • Greater Milwaukee Area
  • Other: For more details regarding fiscal sponsorship-eligible projects, please visit

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Other: Milwaukee Film’s Fiscal Sponsorship Program is an initiative designed to support local filmmakers and film projects that advance its organizational mission — to entertain, educate and engage our community through cinematic experiences.

Services we offer projects:

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Milwaukee Film is dedicated to building a robust, community-based film culture in the Greater Milwaukee Area by supporting and fostering local filmmakers, the local filmmaking industry, and a vibrant community of film fans, audiences, and patrons. In our wildest sunshine daydreams, Milwaukee will become a global center of film culture in which film and shared cinematic experiences are used as tools for entertainment, education, engagement and community building.