IFP (Independent Feature Project Inc.)

IFP (Independent Feature Project)

104 West 29th St.. 12th Floor
New York, NY 10001
(212) 465-8200. ext. 207
Website: www.ifp.org

Milton Tabbot
Senior Director, Programming

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1983
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2005
Number of sponsored projects: 30-40 active projects

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
$50 application fee (which covers account set-up and first year’s maintenance fee). Producer or director of sponsored project must be an IFP member or join (minimum membership level $35). After the first year, there is an annual $50 account maintenance fee for active projects that raise less than $2,000 in a calendar year. Basic 6% fiscal sponsor administration fee on donations; admin fee decreases on a sliding scale for funds raised above $150,000.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values
  • Type of service
  • Other: Must be a noncommercial film/video-based project.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Other: Must be a noncommercial film/video-based project; no restriction on subject matter.

Services we offer projects:

  • Other: IFP membership benefits, which come with acceptance. include discounts on production insurance. Fiscal officer can also give feedback on trailer, rough-cut versions and festival and sales strategy.

Organization description:
IFP is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to building the community for a full range of independent film. IFP’s year-round and annual programs offer education, mentorship and worldwide industry access to members and the independent film community at large. The organization was founded in New York City in 1979.