Washington Research Institute

Washington Research Institute

106 W. Standley St.
Ukiah, CA 95482
(707) 355-0183
Website: https://www.wri-edu.org

Christina Aanestad
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1985
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1985
Number of sponsored projects: 2

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
WRI charges 10% of project revenue.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Communication, science, art and cosmology

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Disaster relief
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Faith-based/religious
  • Festivals and events
  • Mental health
  • Women

Services we offer projects:

  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Insurance
  • Office space

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship
  • Model D, Group Exemption

Organization description:
WRI conducts and sponsors research, development and educational activities in the arts and sciences with emphasis on cosmology, communications, information technology, psychophysiology, and science of the future. WRI does not take positions on controversial issues, but attempts to make available to the public a variety of responsible information sources and communications media to enable individuals to form their own opinions. Communications media include print and electronic publications, satellite video conferences and television and computer networks.