Below are some frequently asked questions about beginning a charitable program at UCP. Please feel free to Contact Us if you don't see a response to your particular question. Please also refer to our section on Frequently Asked Questions About Fiscal Sponsorship.
1. How much does the program application cost?
The application fee to begin an active charitable program or a donor-advised fund is $385. Please click here for more information, and to download the program application. For more information about donor-advised funds, and to download the application, please click here.
2. What are the ongoing costs?
UCP charges an 8% administration fee on each donation made to your program at UCP. Other charges may apply from time to time. You can review a list of additional fees that may be incurred.
3. How long does it take for approval of my Program or Donor-Advised Fund application?
We have a review committee review each application as they are submitted. We review your application for charitable purpose, clarity, and feasibility among other items. If the application is complete and legible (please only submit typed applications), and the charitable purpose is accepted by UCP, you should receive approval within 3-4 weeks. Otherwise, if we need additional information or clarification, we will give you a call.