Theater Resources Unlimited

Theater Resources Unlimited

309 W. 104th St. 1D
New York, N.Y 10025
(212) 864-3753

Bob Ost
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1999
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2010
Number of sponsored projects: 8

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Sliding scale: 7% of donations less than $500, 6% of $501-$1,500 donations, 5% of donations more than $1,500. There also is a monthly bank charge pro-rated among all of the sponsored projects, generally $5-$10 per month, and projects must join TRU as a member ($95-$130 per year).

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Geographic: New York generally, outside New York considered on a case-by-case basis
  • Type of service
  • Has an advisory group
  • Minimum budget:$5,000
  • No government funding

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Festivals and events
  • Other: Specifically theater and/or performing arts projects aligned with our mission of helping producers and artists to produce.

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Tax reporting

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Theater Resources Unlimited was created to help producers produce, emerging theater companies to emerge healthily, and all theater professionals to understand and best navigate the business of theater. Our membership roster includes self-producing artists as well as career producers.