As members of the National Network of Fiscal Sponsors, Charity Music, Inc. offers fiscal sponsorship and project management services to individuals and projects that do not have 501(c)(3) non-profit tax-exempt status.
Tax-exempt status is required by many foundations, corporations and government agencies to be eligible for funding.
As a fiscal sponsor, Charity Music, Inc. acts as an umbrella organization for an individual or project, and accepts and administers funds on its behalf.
Charity Music, Inc. is legally responsible for the funds received on behalf of fiscally sponsored projects and insures that the funds are used for charitable purposes, and that donor reporting requirements are met in a timely fashion.
Fiscal sponsorship broadens the available funding avenues an individual or project can pursue. However, fiscal sponsorships do not provide grants and Charity Music, Inc. does not do research for individual project funding.
Eligibility and Considerations
To apply for Charity Music's Fiscal Sponsorship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
Reflect a similar commitment to the goals set forth in Charity Music’s mission.
The work supported must be for purposes which are legal, further a legitimate tax-exempt purpose, and in no way jeopardize the tax status of Charity Music, Inc.
Imaginosity Discovery Center is an experiential facility planned for downtown Detroit. Michigan. The Center will focus exhibits and programming on children ages birth through twelve years, and also provide additional experiences for various age groups. Imaginosity is an incorporated Non-profit company in the State of Michigan and is currently seeking 501(c)(3) status with its fiscal sponsor, Charity Music, Inc.
The Spill The Honey Project
Dr. Shari Rogers is the founder of The Spill The Honey Project. The Project is committed to advancing public knowledge of the Holocaust and promoting the prevention of genocide. Through its own programs, sponsored initiatives and strategic partnerships, Spill the Honey will promote tolerance of cultural difference, focus public attention on present day injustice and encourage young people to become global citizens. She has a film coming out on PBS in May about a Holocaust survivor who inspired many people. She is working to help the Cummings who are a part of The Giving Pledge with their Institute For World Justice Foundation. She was instrumental in facilitating the relationship between the United States Holocaust Museum and the Institute For World Justice, and supports the Scholar in Residence Program at Stanford University’s Martin Luther King Jr. Research and Education Institute, to promote the legacy of Dr. King’s commitment to non-violent conflict resolution and cooperative collaboration between the African-American and Jewish communities.
Shari is co-author of “Friendship and Faith Women creating alliances for Peace.” She also supports the Tectonic Leadership Center for Conflict Transformation and Cross-Cultural Communication; serves on the AIPAC council and is a board member of AJC and the Psychoanalytic Foundation; and works with interfaith groups and to promote non-violence education among youth.
Donation made out to: Charity Music Inc., Spill the Honey Project 40736 Hayes Road Clinton Township, MI 48038
Checks Made to: Charity Music Inc
Mailing Address: Spill the Honey Project c/o Charity Music Inc 40736 Hayes Road Clinton Township, MI 48038
In memo of Check : The Spill the Honey Project
Gift of Guitars - New York
Gift of Guitars, Inc. is a non-profit organization that builds high quality electric guitars for donating to other non-profits for use in their charitable work.
Guitars used in the Gift of Guitars program are assembled in America by New York based Robert Riley Guitars.
Sponsorship period Nov. 2013 - Aug. 2014.
Jazz Celebration - Dowagiac Michigan
The Franz Jackson Jazz Celebration is an annual jazz event held in Dowagiac, Michigan in honor of the Chicago jazz legend Franz Jackson, who also happened to be a resident of Dowagiac.
Each November, near Franz's birthday, the Jazz Celebration brings world-class jazz to Southwestern Michigan for people of all ages to enjoy
Autism Advocacy - Las Vegas
Founded by David Berkowitz of Las Vegas Nevada, the organization uses Technology and Music to help fight Autism.
Charity Music is committed to providing Musical Instruments, and music education, in support of the fight against Autism.
Homeless World Cup - N.Y.
Rock Art Love fundraiser held in New York in support of the Homeless World Cup.
The Homeless World Cup uses the power of football to energise homeless people so they can change their own lives.
It supports grass-roots football programmes and social enterprise development via a network of 70 national partners and celebrates its work by organising an annual football tournament that unites teams of homeless people from countries all around the globe.
Garage Cultural - Detroit
GARAGE CULTURAL was established to creates a supportive environment where people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities can study, create, and present their art. Through educational programs, community outreach and exhibitions, the Center of Art and Creativity brings people together and enhances quality of life ativities.