Independent Pictures

Independent Pictures

P.O. Box 21300
South Euclid, OH 44121
(216) 681-6114

Therese Grida
Board President

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1996
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2000
Number of sponsored projects: 12

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
5% for cash/check donations, 7% for grant awards and 6% for any existing balances transferred to us.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission values
  • Only projects located in our state or region
  • Type of service
  • Other: Contact us for information regarding out-of-state projects

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture

Services we offer projects:

  • Bill paying
  • Organizational development
  • Other: Consulting on budgeting for a film project and the basics of applying for filmmaking grants.

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

  • Model B, Independent Contractor Project

Organization description:
Independent Pictures was founded in 1993 to support independent filmmakers in order to give them a voice and audience for their films through a film festival and filmmaker training programs. The organization now focuses solely on fiscal sponsorship.