Fiscal Sponsorship

The ability to apply for a limited fiscal sponsorship for fundraising projects is a membership benefit offered to US Quidditch official member teams. In exchange for following the terms of this program, a team may use US Quidditch’s 501c3 tax exempt status in support of their fundraising project.

To qualify for consideration, you must:

  1. Be a USQ official member team.

  2. Present a fundraising project that relates to the mission of USQ to advance the sport of quidditch by organizing events and programs that build community and empower genders to compete together.

  3. Submit your request no later than 30 days prior to the event date. 

    1. Any events submitted 29 days or sooner to your event date may be approved on a  case-by-case basis.

  4. Provide a letter/confirmation from the organization requesting proof of 501c3 status stating that your event is approved pending the receipt of the 501c3 confirmation.

To apply:

  1. Submit an email with the subject line FISCAL SPONSORSHIP REQUEST (TEAM NAME) to sarah.woolsey@usquidditch.org and Cc membership@usquidditch.org

  2. The email should include:

    1. Team name

    2. Team authorized representative and contact information (mailing address, email, phone number)

    3. Location(s)/name of fundraising event requiring use of USQ’s 501c3 status

    4. Date(s) of fundraising event requiring use of USQ’s 501c3 status

    5. Activities taking place at the fundraising event (the more detailed the better)

    6. Letter/confirmation from the organization requesting proof of 501c3 status stating that your event is approved pending the receipt of the 501c3 confirmation, plus any agreements with the funding organization

    7. Payment procedure from the organization who would be hosting your event

    8. Estimated funds to be collected from the fundraising project

 

Any updates to the fundraising project such as date change, changes to the nature of the event, etc. must be immediately shared with USQ if you have applied for fiscal sponsorship or have been granted access to fiscal sponsorship status for your event.