Hartley Film Foundation

Hartley Film Foundation

49 Richmondville Ave., Suite 204
Westport, CT 06880
(203) 226-9500
Website: www.hartleyfoundation.org

Sarah Masters
Managing Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1979
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2003
Number of sponsored projects: 39 films in development and on the festival circuit

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
5% administration fee to process grants for filmmakers who are fiscal sponsorees.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values
  • Other: Track record as established documentary filmmaker and fundraiser.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Festivals and events
  • Other: Nonprofit mission to cultivate and support the best documentaries on world religions and spirituality.

Services we offer projects:

  • Other: Receive donations, process. Filmmakers invoice for funds. Sponsor Meet and Greet opportunities for filmmakers with major persons in the film industry. All fiscal sponsees are provided with the opportunity to have one-on-one telephone conversations with Active Voice of San Francisco. Active Voice is a communications strategy company with expertise in outreach strategies for individual documentaries and advice on partnerships.

Organization description:
Hartley Film Foundation is a nonprofit organization that supports, cultivates, produces and distributes the best documentaries on world religions and spirituality.