West Contra Costa Public Education Fund

West Contra Costa Public Education Fund

1400 Marina Way South
Richmond, CA 94804
(510) 233-1464
Website: www.edfundwest.org

Robert Bunce
Director of Strategic Partnerships

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1983
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2005
Number of sponsored projects: 25

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
10% of revenue. We are developing a fee scale for fiscal projects that need technical assistance or grant-writing assistance over and above the services we provide.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Education related projects in West Contra Costa County
  • Geographic
  • Type of service. Potential programs that enhance learning experiences for students in our district.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Education
  • Youth Development

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Insurance: making sure each project is covered under our policy
  • Human resource managment
  • Insurance
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Tax reporting

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

  • Model A, Direct Project
  • Model F, Technical Assistance

Organization description:
Our organization works with the local school district and other community based nonprofit organizations to bring new programs to enhance the educational experiences for our students. We offer Model F sponsorship to 501(c)(3)s that want to work within the school district but don’t meet its stringent risk-management requirements.