Impact NW

Impact NW

P.O. Box 33530
Portland, OR 97292
(503) 294-7490

Susan I. Stoltenberg
Executive Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 1966
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2003
Number of sponsored projects: 20+

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
Variable; ranges from 5% to 15%

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: Our mission is to help people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty.
  • Geographic

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Children, youth and families
  • Economic development
  • Education
  • Festivals and events
  • Health/nutrition
  • Housing
  • Mental health
  • People or communities of color/minorities
  • Political advocacy/social justice
  • Social services
  • Transportation
  • Women
  • Youth development

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Computer IT
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Office space
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Receiving property and stock donations

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

  • Model A, Direct Project
  • Model B, Independent Contractor Project
  • Model C, Preapproved Grant Relationship
  • Model E, Supporting Organization
  • Model F, Technical Assistance

Organization description:
We believe in the importance of individual and community self-determination and interdependence. Accordingly, we provide education, opportunity and hope to our clients through services designed to foster their ability to be self-sufficient, active, contributing members of the community. We strive to provide culturally relevant services that include outreach and partnerships with ethnic communities, celebrations of ethnic heritage, and language translation services. Impact NW serves low-income infants, youth, families, adults with disabilities and seniors in Multnomah and Clark Counties.