New York Women in Film & Television

New York Women in Film & Television

P.O. Box 55
Kings Park, NY 11754
(212) 679-0870

Easmanie Michel
Finance & Special Projects Associate

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1987
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2007
Number of sponsored projects: 92

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
We charge a 7% fee for the first $100,000 raised and 5% for monies raised thereafter.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Other: Membership in New York Women in Film & Television is required.

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Women

Services we offer projects:

  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Bill paying

Organization description:
New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) advocates for equality in the moving image industry and supports women in every stage of their careers. As the preeminent entertainment industry association for women in New York, NYWIFT energizes women by illuminating their achievements, presenting training and professional development programs, awarding scholarships and grants, and providing access to a supportive community of peers. NYWIFT brings together more than 2,500 women and men working both above and below the line. NYWIFT is part of a network of 50 women in film chapters worldwide, representing more than 15,000 members. It produces more than 50 innovative programs and special events annually, including the Muse Awards for Vision and Achievement, which honors women in front of and behind the camera, and Designing Women, which recognizes costume designers, makeup artists and hair stylists in the industry.