NEO Philanthropy

NEO Philanthropy

45 W. 36th St., 6th Floor
New York, NY 10018
(212) 378-2800

Sarah Motola
Managing Director, Fiscal Sponsorship

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1983
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1983
Number of sponsored projects: 75

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
NEO Philanthropy’s fees for fiscal sponsorship most commonly range from 6% to 10%, depending on the budget and complexity of the project. Our most common fee for project management is 15%.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Other: Mission-aligned social justice projects

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Legal services
  • Organizational development
  • Other: Grantmaking, online donation receipt through Network for Good, HR management, payroll, tax reporting, auditing and computer IT.

Organization description:
NEO Philanthropy (NEO), formerly Public Interest Projects, brings together and strengthens the work of philanthropic institutions, nonprofit groups and other public interest organizations sharing a vision of a society that ensures justice, dignity, and opportunity for all people. NEO is a 501(c)(3) public charity that operates grantmaking, technical assistance, and strategic-planning programs for institutional donors interested in social justice and human rights issues. NEO offers fiscal sponsorship and fund management to projects that do not have a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, which broadens their funding avenues. We offer a comprehensive package of services including day-to-day management, fiscal oversight, budget monitoring and reporting, HR services, payroll and fringe benefits, and administrative support.