▶ An Interview With Dianne Debicella



If you’re trying to raise financing for your film, whether a short film or micro-budget feature or documentary, one avenue for funding is through fiscal sponsorship. Going the fiscal sponsorship route, you can attract donors even if you’re not yet recognized as tax-exempt under the IRA Code Section 501(c)(3).8 In other words, using this arrangement, you don’t have to officially form your own nonprofit organization. You “partner” with a fiscal sponsor so you can raise funds from donors.

You have many options when it comes to fiscal sponsorship, but we’ll look at one organization in depth so you can get a sense of how it works and whether it might be something you want to consider ...

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