Training Details

Thursday, July 19, 2018

10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET

Foundation Center South
133 Peachtree Street NE
Lobby Suite 350
Atlanta, GA


eLearning at Foundation Center


What is a fiscal sponsor? Does your organization need one? Have you been asked to become a fiscal sponsor? During this workshop, our speaker will discuss this arrangement under which a charitable project without 501(c)(3) status might benefit from the tax-exempt status and administrative support of a sponsoring organization, including:

  • The pros and cons of having a fiscal sponsor
  • The risks and benefits to the fiscal sponsor
  • How to avoid potential problems by entering into a fiscal sponsorship agreement

Presented by Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta

About the Speaker:

Rachel Epps Spears serves as Executive Director of Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta, an organization that provides free legal assistance to nonprofits that serve low-income individuals and that cannot afford a lawyer.  Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta matches eligible nonprofits with volunteer attorneys who can help address the organization’s legal needs.  Since taking on its first client in September 2005, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta has matched over 800 nonprofit clients with about 3000 attorney volunteers.


Intended Audience

All levels of experience
Board members
CEOs, executive directors, upper management
Fundraising & development staff
Marketing, communications, external affairs
Nonprofit startups
Program directors and staff