in service to great ideas

"Community Initiatives allows us to focus on the mission and not get distracted by administrative tasks."

-The Fund for People in Parks

"Community Initiatives is a stabilizing force."

-Startup Policy Lab

"Almost every time a colleague announces to me that they're about to file for their 501(c)(3), I reply: 'Are you crazy?'"

-Active Voice Lab

"Our insurance through Community Initiatives has been a life saver for us."

-Mission Science Workshop

"Community Initiatives has made it possible for us to scale and professionalize our operations!"

-The Carpentries

"Community Initiatives is the car that gets us where we want to go."

-José González, Latino Outdoors

"Community Initiatives saves us time and gives us peace of mind to focus on our events."

- Debora Tingley, Memory Care Café

Community Initiatives is a Dedicated Fiscal Sponsor

Community Initiatives is a dedicated fiscal sponsor whose sole purpose is to provide
best-in-class infrastructure for nonprofit leaders.

We know the right questions to ask to help you develop a
sustainable and scalable solution in your community.



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At Community Initiatives, we have a broad interpretation of community. Unlike other fiscal sponsors, our projects work on various issues and in diverse geographic areas. They also vary in staff and budget sizes. So, no matter how you define yourselves, be it by identity, geography, or shared experience, you’ll have a home with us. 


Our Projects

Serve Over 600,000 People Per Year

In One Year:

  • 0%
    of projects reported expansion in their capacity
  • 0%
    of projects launched new programs

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Every year, we ask for feedback from our entire community.

96% say they are likely to recommend Community Initiatives

But what do they love most? Click here to hear about it in their own words.

"We know that Community Initiatives is not just doing paperwork; you have our back and are invested in our growth."

- -Elizabeth Lanyon, SF Dyke March

Anyone can be a
nonprofit superhero!

Community Initiatives employs over 250 nonprofit professionals every year. When our projects are seeking talented individuals to support their great ideas, we share those opportunities with our whole community. Visit our Jobs Board to learn more.

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