The Institute for Education, Research, and Scholarships (IFERS) can serve as a fiscal sponsor or an umbrella nonprofit for your organization in the mission fields of education, research, and scholarships. IFERS can share our 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status with your charitable organization so that you can immediately receive tax-deductible donations and gifts from your supporters through IFERS.
Advantages of Nonprofit Status
The advantages of a 501(c)(3)nonprofit status include:
- 100% tax exemption from the U.S. Federal, state, and local governments.
- Ability to solicit charitable donations from the public, private foundations, and government agencies.
- Donors can claim up to 100% tax deductions on their income taxes.
Types of Sponsored Projects
The types of sponsored projects may include but are not limited to:
- Seasonal events such as festivals, craft demonstrations, art shows, workshops, seminars, conferences, or poetry readings.
- Special events for disaster reliefs and other humanitarian efforts.
- Long-term projects in the mission fields of education, research, and scholarships.
"On behalf of EASE T1D, a project of the Institute for Education, Research and Scholarships (IFERS) since 2015, I am writing this recommendation to inform you that IFERS has been a wonderful fiscal sponsor for our Type 1 Diabetes Awareness Organization. They have been very supportive in getting our organization recognized and in mentoring us every step of the way. They are quick to respond and easy to work with. We are very grateful to Mr. Newton Lee for believing in us and for his guidance in directing our path. We highly recommend the IFERS organization."
- Debbie George, Founder, EASE T1D
- Debbie George, Founder, EASE T1D
Featured Charitable Projects
EASE T1D (Education, Awareness, Support, and Empowerment for Type 1 Diabetes) is the joint effort of two mothers who have children with type 1 diabetes. EASE T1D converses with doctors, nurses, teachers, and school staff on what type 1 diabetes entails. EASE T1D provides a better understanding of the disease to help ensure the safety of our children as well as to find a cure.
(March 14, 2016) Institute for Education, Research and Scholarships (IFERS) and our sponsored project EASE T1D are honored to be acknowledged by California State Senator Richard Roth in his measure to raise awareness of Type 1 Diabetes approved by California State Senate. California government press release
Foldscope Instruments offers Foldscope as a low-cost, origami-based print-and-fold optical microscope that is ideal for applications in global health, field based citizen science, and K12-science education. The first official foldscope workshops were held in India in December 2015.
SIMS Macon reinvigorates interest in the STEM fields in Macon and the surrounding counties that make up Middle Georgia. We seek to show students in elementary schools and middle schools what the STEM fields really are and the amazing opportunities they hold.
Sun Cinematography awards annually to a female student enrolled in the USC School of Cinematic Arts for excellence in cinematography. The principal goal is to bridge the barrier of access to film industry opportunities through mentorship, professional memberships, and reel building resources.
College of Law and Business (CLB) is dedicated to preparing the next generation of Israeli lawyers and businesspeople for the challenges of the 21st century. A non-profit institution situated in the heart of Ramat-Gan's business center, CLB is committed to providing scholarship opportunities for students in need.
Presence International School operates in Japan to educate and care for both Japanese and foreign students. Presence empowers students to not only learn languages but to also participate in the community and engage with people from all over the world.
Dasha Flash Foundation is a nonprofit organization that inspires children to be the best that they can be. It integrates creativity with learned values to encourage kindness within the community. The Hero Canvas Project is a community outreach initiative of the Dasha Flash Foundation. It recognizes and honors the Heroes within our society, as determined by the children within our community.
Menstrual Health Hub promotes the exchange of information about menstrual health, menstrual hygiene management (MHM) and menstrual equity. It offer social initiatives, educational resources, product information, research, Q&A forum, and advocacy campaigns to help drive awareness.
Emergant, Inc. is a Maryland-incorporated nonprofit which serves as a multilingual, virtual incubator supporting emerging fashion designers in developing markets. Its platform includes instructional modules, asynchronous discussions, invited mentoring, resources/references and a Design Lab, offering fashion-design courseware licensed from eTelestia.
The Emmanuel Ivorgba Foundation inspires, fosters and supports social entrepreneurs with relevant knowledge, skills, tools and resources to start, build and successfully lead their businesses and contribute to positive change within their communities.
The Greater Baltimore Christian Homeschoolers is a support group for children in grades Pre-K through 7th (and counting) along with their parents. We are a community of homeschoolers in the Baltimore area that creates and facilitates enrichment activities, social events, and field trips for our membership.
Child Rehabilitation Center (CRC) is a Sri Lankan charity operating for the rights of children, women and elders of war-affected communities in Sri Lanka. Since its inception in 1998, CRC has supported over 10,000 children to go back to school with access to quality food and water, 6,000 women (mostly single parents) to earn an income to feed their families, and over 100 communities to build capacity for strong resilience towards conflicts and natural disasters.
The Panel Foundation, Cleveland County - NC promotes higher education by providing a panel of educated individuals. A moderator asks real life questions in regard to obstacles in middle school and high school as well as in adult life. The foundation provides real-life examples to reach our future leaders and to help end poverty.
Kee's Disaster Relief is here to give hope to those affected by any natural disaster in the United States of America by rapidly deploying an emergency response team. The goal is to arrive to the affected community within 3 days with the proper personnel including medical professionals on the ground.
Developers' Club is an after-school program that offers a one-stop shop for technology K-12 education. The after-school program aims to increase diversity in technology by focusing on female students participation. It also emphasizes a form of computing known as clean computing in an effort to bring environmental awareness to young students by teaching them how we can make technology biodegradable, renewable, and eco-friendly.
Veteran's Book Club provide books for children of disabled veterans and veterans themselves by shipping them bulk of books on a regular basis. In addition to serving veterans, the book club provides prisons with books for inmates as well as donates English books to foreign churches that do not have access to English books.
Cameroon Overseas Study and Internship (COSAI) is an NGO that provides overseas study and internship opportunities for young Cameroonians to improve their education, professional careers, and social-economic situations.
VERDE-Uganda is a multifaceted community-based organization working voluntarily with heartfelt compassion to uplift the conditions of rural persons living in extreme, pervasive, and persistent poverty in Jinja and Tororo District of Uganda. The projects include education and healthcare for women and children.
Transitions Foundation-NC provides post secondary support for vocational education and training for students with autism, as well as, build partnerships with businesses for internships. Our goal is to teach the necessary skills at the post secondary level and customize education and employment to give our students with autism meaningful careers.
Fit by Dezign aims to be the premiere fitness and leadership organization serving young women and girls in inner cities through a unique combination of services and products that provide solution to obesity and other prevalent diseases and illnesses in urban communities around the country.
The Polymathic Prodigy Institute advances global social equity through excellence in education.
Free Basic Education for the Unfortunate (FBEU) provides free basic education to children in Ghana and other developing countries.
Whether your organization has or has not filed the paperwork for a nonprofit status, or you are waiting for the nonprofit status determination from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, you should consider having us as your umbrella organization and fiscal sponsor, so that you can start your own charitable projects immediately. For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org