Training Details

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

9:30 am - 11:00 am ET

Foundation Center Northeast
32 Old Slip
24th Floor
New York, NY


eLearning at Foundation Center


In partnership with New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Do you want to make a difference in your community, but are worried about the responsibility of operating a full-fledged nonprofit? Have you heard the term “fiscal sponsorship,” but don’t know what it is or how it works?

Join us for a session in which our expert attorneys will help start-up and long-standing groups understand:

• definition of fiscal sponsorship and how it works;
• reasons organizations use a fiscal sponsor;
• types of sponsorship and their benefits/risks; and
• resources on fiscal sponsor organizations.


Mark Hoenig
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

Emily Cusick
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP


  • Understand how fiscal sponsorship can serve as a viable alternative to creating a 501(c)(3) nonprofit
  • Learn how fiscal sponsorship can act as a helpful stepping stone for organizations waiting to establish their own 501(c)(3) status
  • Learn more about the legal nuances and details of fiscal sponsorship

Intended Audience

CEOs, executive directors, upper management
Nonprofit startups