Indiegogo has partnered with Women Make Movies to provide a single platform to integrate fiscal sponsorship and online funding campaigns
About Women Make Movies
From art houses to festivals to broadcasts, Women Make Movies, a non-profit feminist media organization, is the world's leading distributor of films by and about women, with over 600 films in our catalog. WMM's acclaimed Production Assistance (PA) Program assists women directors and producers from concept to completion. Films from Women Make Movies have won awards at the Sundance Film Festival and have been nominated or won an Academy Award, including last year's SUN COME UP. Informative, inspirational and alternately heartbreaking and joyous, WMM films bring women's lives to the screen.
What is Fiscal Sponsorship?
Fiscal Sponsorship is a financial and legal system by which a legally recognized 501(c)(3) public charity (such as Women Make Movies) provides limited financial and legal oversight for a campaign initiated independently by an artist. That campaign might be a one-time project or an independent artist or even an arts organization that does not have its own 501(c)(3) status. Once sponsored in this way, the campaign is eligible to solicit and receive grants and tax-deductible contributions that are normally available only to 501(c)(3) organizations.
Benefits of Joining Women Make Movies on Indiegogo
Joining an Indiegogo partner is a great way to link your campaign to a larger organization while remaining a part of the thriving Indiegogo marketplace. Millions of dollars have been raised through Indiegogo Partner Pages. Additionally, joining Women Make Movies makes it easy to offer tax deductions on contributions.
How to Join Women Make Movies
Apply for fiscal sponsorship on the Women Make Movies’ website: http://www.wmm.com/filmmakers/fiscal_sponsorship.shtml
How do I connect my existing campaign to Women Make Movies?
If your campaign is associated with Women Make Movies, you can connect your campaign by emailing: support@Indiegogo.com
Please be sure to include:
- The URL or link to your campaign page
- The phrase “Connect to WMM” in the email subject or text
Are Contributions Tax Deductible When I’m on Women Make Movies?
Yes, if your campaign is connected to Women Make Movies, you are eligible to solicit and receive grants and tax-deductible contributions.
How Payments Work
- You can only receive contributions through PayPal, although a PayPal account is not required to contribute. Read more about: How to contribute in PayPal with a credit card
- Contributions will go to the PayPal account of Women Make Movies
- Women Make Movies will manage disbursements.