Fiscal sponsorship allows projects to receive tax-deductible donations and grants as an affiliate to a nonprofit organization. Independent Arts & Media is committed to the editorial and creative autonomy of sponsored projects.
NEW IAM FISCALLY SPONSORED AFFILIATES, 2012-2013
14 Black Poppies produces intercultural community, arts, and wellness workshops and cultural events that renew neighborhoods, generations, and spirits.
Agi Fashion Theatre is dedicated to creating engaging and entertaining live productions and to inspiring and supporting theater and fashion artists involved with the productions.
LifeHealth.Us is a free public-information smartphone app that provides one-touch access to a wide variety of mental health and suicide-prevention services, including live, realtime counseling services.
Million Puppet March advocates for media reform and media justice through live, large-scale puppet interventions.
The Nichi Bei Weekly is one of the oldest Japanese-American newspapers in the United States, and is a pioneering nonprofit-news publisher.
Shades: The Magazine for all Women of Color covers and highlights the concerns, issues and stories of ALL women of color, including those who are African American, Hispanic, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Native American, and the underserved groups within these various ethnic communities around the globe.
Shaping San Francisco is a participatory community history project documenting and archiving overlooked stories and memories of San Francisco. We are committed to defining a new kind of public space, specifically around a shared interest in our interrelated social histories. We mean “community” in a few different ways, and these definitions help shape our approach to promoting the everyday study of history.
Politify.us is a civic-information tool that helps users discover the financial impacts of their votes in federal elections.
Club Stride is a youth-services program that uses its Hype 808 radio program to challenge negative stereotypes in today’s youth culture. Club Stride works to reshape youth-identity narratives by developing a powerful youth voice and positive youth presence, plus resources, information, news and inspiration.
Founded in January 2006, The Bay Bridged has become recognized as the leading source for the best in San Francisco Bay Area independent rock, folk and pop music.
Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring contemporary, high-level acts set to an original score performed by live musicians. David Hunt and Abigail Munn created Circus Bella in the spring of 2008 to respond to a shared dream for accessible and high quality circus in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Colors of Connection is a youth arts initiative established in September 2010 to serve the most disadvantaged and underserved youth and communities in the world through public art and youth projects.
CounterCorp seeks to spotlight, curtail, and ultimately prevent the corrosive political, economic, and social effects that large for-profit corporations have around the world
EHS Pilates Parket Project – Valencia Street
EHS Pilates, San Francisco is actively working to build a community space for the 1400 block of Valencia Street in San Francisco as part of the “Pavement to Parks” Parklet project.
Maximumrocknroll is a widely distributed monthly fanzine dedicated to supporting the underground punk rock scene. MRR’s 25-year plus history and large, obsessed all-volunteer staff has made its punk rock coverage the most consistently up-to-date and reliable around.
Newsdesk.org is a commercial-free, non-politicized news source covering important but overlooked issues from around the world — and your own backyard.
Old Growth Arts
Old Growth Arts broadens the dialogue on what it means to have a sense of place. It does this by facilitating a balance between the natural wold and a productive engagement with art, in a variety of mediums.
As a literary journal, Paul Revere’s Horse aspires towards literary intervention: to be a venue for powerful new writing that needs presentation to readers.
Indy Arts and the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development have joined together to support the arts, creating an environment of local support within the community. The San Francisco Arts Market will increase relationships with local artists and community, giving the community the ability to purchase locally made products to support their peers, aiding artists in their endeavors as small business.
The San Francisco International Women’s Film Institute supports, promotes, exhibits and honors the achievements and contributions of the women in the world of cinema through a festival and other programs.
The Values Project is a public art project by Peter Hassen that stimulates dialogue and thought by stenciling basic human values, like “Integrity”, “Tolerance” and “Community” in an unexpected place, such as in front of parking spaces and parking lots.
VoiceBox is Public Radio’s eclectic show devoted to the art of singing. Host Chloe Veltman explores the best of the vocal music scene on NPR affiliate KALW 91.7 FM