CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia

CultureTrust Greater Philadelphia

1315 Walnut St, Suite 320
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(267) 597-3807

Jamaine Smith
Trust Director

Year organization became a 501(c)(3): 2010
Year of first fiscal sponsorship: 2010
Number of sponsored projects: 80

Fiscal sponsorship fee:
CultureTrust allocates 12% of project revenue to cover general liability & D&O insurance, nonprofit compliance and auditing, and administrative fees for HR, bookkeeping, project managements, accounts payable/receivable, and donor tracking. Projects are also required to become members of CultureWorks CoPilot Light program. Hourly fees range from $40-$100, and project directors choose what level best fits their needs.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Aligned mission/values: charitable projects in the fields of arts, culture, heritage, and/or creative enterprise
  • Geographic: Greater Philadelphia region

Types of projects or services we sponsor:

  • Arts and culture
  • Festivals and events
  • Other: Heritage and preservation; creative enterprise+industry

Services we offer projects:

  • Auditing
  • Bill paying
  • Bookkeeping/accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Insurance
  • Legal services
  • Office space
  • Organizational development
  • Payroll
  • Tax reporting
  • Other: filing PACDP reports

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

  • Model A, Direct Project
  • Model C, (Pre-approved Grant)

Organization description:
CultureWorks is a management commons for art, heritage, and creative communities. It provides affordable shared resources, such as space and fiscal sponsorship, to help artists flourish.