Unique Projects Inc.

Unique Projects Inc.

75 Broad St., Suite 304
New York, NY 10004
(212) 278-8111 x3424
Website: https://www.pentacle.org/artist-services/fiscal/sponsorship

Kimberly Marcotte
Program Administrator

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1982
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 1982
Number of sponsored projects: 49

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
For unincorporated artists, UP charges a processing fee of 5.5% of all monetary contributions received and re-contributed to artists. For LLCs and incorporated artists, UP charges a processing fee of 7.5% of all monetary contributions received and re-contributed to artists. For artists wishing to receive in-kind contributions, UP charges an annual membership fee of $100. There are no annual or membership fees for artists not wishing to receive in-kind contributions.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Advancement of the performing arts
  • Type of service: Performing Arts

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture: Dance, Theater, Interdisciplinary/multimedia including either dance or theater

Services we offer projects:

  • Bookkeeping/accounting: We offer two levels of fiscal sponsorship: one with no bookkeeping, one with a full bookkeeping serivce

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

  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship

Organization description:
Unique Projects is a not-for-profit fiscal sponsorship program administered by Pentacle (DanceWorks, Inc.). The program is designed to connect performing artists to the funding resources needed to make and show work. Through the Unique Projects entity, enrolled artists solicit tax-deductible contributions from individuals, foundations, and government grant programs. Unique Projects functions as a crucial link between artists and the individuals, corporations, and foundations that are interested in supporting artistic creativity and adventurous work. Unique Projects share Pentacle’s mission of advancing the performing arts and supporting independent and experimental artists.