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Looking for a Fiscal Sponsor?

The San Francisco Foundation Community Initiative Funds (CIF) was established in November 1996 to provide fiscal services for agencies and organizations that have not yet received nonprofit designation from the IRS. CIF provides fiscal sponsorship services for the following types of projects:

  • Philanthropic collaborations between foundations, allowing the pooling of funds and jointly managed disbursements to appropriate grantees.
  • Community efforts responding to crises and urgent calls to action.
  • Projects of limited duration.

Board of Directors

Jan Masaoka, President
Gregory Colvin, Secretary
Leslie Hume, Board Member
John Kreidler, Board Member


David S. Barlow, Executive Director
Brad Sink, Controller
Simone Gonder, Accounts Payable Administrator

For more information, call David Barlow at 415.733.8580.

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