New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts

New Hazlett Center for the Performing Arts


6 Allegheny Square East Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Year Organization Established Service Capability:


Mission-Types/Subsectors of Agencies Served:

Arts and culture. We serve as fiscal sponsor to individual artists or small arts groups who perform at the New Hazlett. We do not serve simply as a conduit or pass-through, but work with the artists to train them on best practices (contracting, payment, insurance requirements, fundraising, marketing, etc.). There are no geographic requirements, but they must be seeking sponsorship in order to perform here at our theater.  We don't offer sponsorship to anyone who does not intend to do their project here. 

Budget Sizes of Agencies to which Services are Provided:

Less than $1 million

How Services are Charged:

5 - 6% of contributed funds

Types of Services Provided:
Bookkeeping & Financial Management
  • General bookkeeping (including A/R processing, A/P processing and bank reconciliations)
  • Management of relationship with payroll processing firm
  • Preparation of donation receipts and thank you letters
  • Assistance with budget preparation
  • Creation of financial reports
  • Grant writing
  • Grant management
  • Other: assist/advise artists with these matters but do not write grants for them
Marketing & Communications
  • General advertising and marketing
Human Resources
  • Pay contractors