Buckminster Fuller Institute

Buckminster Fuller Institute

2261 Market St. #469
San Francisco, CA 94114
(718) 290-9280
Website: www.bfi.org

Faith Flanigan
Operations Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1985
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2004
Number of sponsored projects: 6

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Fees are negotiable and depend on the nature of the project and the involvement of the sponsor (additional considerations such as insurance, etc.) – traditionally there is a $7,000 to $10,000 minimum in fees. However, we offer 10% for budgets over $100,000.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Geographic
  • Type of service
  • No government funding

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Disaster relief
  • Education
  • Environment/sustainable growth
  • Festivals and events
  • International development
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Insurance
  • Payroll
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: Ackowledgement on bfi.org website, and help setting up fundraising pages.

Organization description:
The Buckminster Fuller Institute is dedicated to accelerating the development and deployment of solutions which radically advance human well being and the health of our planet’s ecosystems. We aim to deeply influence the ascendance of a new generation of design-science pioneers who are leading the creation of an abundant and restorative world economy that benefits all humanity.