Insights

What we’re thinking and learning about right now, news that matters to nonprofits, and events and happenings in and around TSNE MissionWorks and the NonProfit Center.

Feb 13 2014 | by Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, TSNE MissionWorks
When Tracy Hewitt founded Resource Generation in 1998 to help wealthy young people reach out to the disadvantaged and promote social justice, she realized that her new group lacked the administrative capacity to support its programmatic efforts. So she... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Josh Sattely, Compliance and Legal Affairs Specialist, TSNE MissionWorks
Fiscal sponsors have traditionally been viewed as incubators of nonprofits, providing support to fledgling initiatives until they are ready to spread their wings as stand-alone, 501(c)(3) organizations. Although this is sometimes the case, research indicates... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By TSNE MissionWorks
The Center to Support Immigrant Organizing (CSIO) was founded in 2000 as a result of an assessment by a group of longtime immigrant rights advocates. The organizers identified the multiple barriers immigrant communities face in their efforts to organize for... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Jennetta Hyatt
In this article, Jennetta Hyatt interviews staff of Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence about working in the nonprofit sector. Safe Havens is fiscally sponsored by TSNE. Staff members of Fiscal Sponsorship projects are legal employees... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Feb 13 2014 | By Jonathan Spack, Chief Executive Officer, TSNE MissionWorks
So what is fiscal sponsorship, anyway? I consider fiscal sponsors to be vital to the process of civic engagement and catalysts for the continuous renewal of the nonprofit sector. By providing a mechanism which enables groups to organize around societal... → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship
Mar 01 2012 | By Jonathan Spack
Some of you may have heard or read about the recent collapse of the California-based fiscal sponsor International Humanities Center (IHC), documented in detail by Rick Cohen and the Los Angeles Times. → More
Categories: Fiscal Sponsorship

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