Global Funding of Fiscal Intermediaries

Session slides from GMN2017.

This session will help you understand the role and structures of both domestic and international fiscal intermediaries in foundation grantmaking. The session will also provide you with the tools to maximize your foundation’s ability to support important work through fiscal intermediaries, while adhering to U.S. tax law and economic and trade sanctions.

Participants will learn:
* The advantages and disadvantages of funding Fiscal Intermediaries
* The legal concepts and tax implications of frequently used Fiscal Intermediary structures
* Best practices in structuring funding to different types of Fiscal Intermediaries

A. Nicole Campbell

Chief Executive Officer

Build Up Advisory Group

A. Nicole Campbell is a senior advisor who has provided strategic legal, governance, and operational guidance for two of the world’s most prominent philanthropists. With over a decade of experience in the public and private sectors, Nic is adept at working within complex global structures, developing nonprofit organizations from concept phase to full independence, and designing and implementing funding and governance structures for grantees, donors, and collaboratives.

Nic is founder and CEO of Build Up Advisory Group, a bespoke consulting firm that helps philanthropists, philanthropies, and social sector organizations manage risk in their governance, grant making, and operational infrastructure. She is also President of Build Up, Inc., a fiscal sponsor that incubates and supports transformational projects.

Nic received her B.S. from M.I.T., her J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law, and her LL.M. in Taxation from NYU School of Law.

Paige Granger

Grants Officer

Open Society Foundations

Marla López

Grants Officer

Open Society Foundations