AIDS Connecticut (ACT)

AIDS Connecticut (ACT)

110 Bartholomew Ave., Suite 3050
Hartford, CT 06106
(860) 247-2437

John Merz
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1989
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2004
Number of sponsored projects: 1

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
An administrative fee will be negotiated with the project, either based on a percentage of a project’s revenue (generally 5%-10%) or a flat fee based on the services that are provided and the complexity of grants to be administered.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Geographic: Agencies in Greater Hartford, CT

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Children, youth and families
  • Drug treatment
  • Economic development
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Services we offer projects:
  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Office space
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Receiving property and stock donations
  • 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:
ACT is a Connecticut statewide organization providing quality assurance and technical assistance to a coalition of nonprofit members providing HIV/AIDS and related health, housing and social equity services. Additionally we provide direct prevention, harm reduction, and case management services to persons affected by HIV/AIDS or at risk of HIV/AIDS and with drug use histories. We provide financial payment services (intermediary services) on behalf of persons facing homelessness.