Side Project Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing charitable and philanthropic efforts–large and small. We combine the philosophy of social work with the tools of the law to incubate and develop grassroots projects focused on social change. We do this by providing legal and development support to grassroots entities, nonprofit organizations, charitable foundations, and corporate and individual philanthropy.
Our services focus on developing socially-minded ideas into sustainable projects that have a positive impact on the community.
Our services include:
LEGAL SERVICES: Jeffrey Fromknecht holds an MSW from the University of Pittsburgh and is licensed to practice law in Pennsylvania and Florida. Jeff can serve as your organization’s in-house legal counsel. He is available to provide guidance and support throughout the year for one-low cost. His practice focuses on entity selection, corporation formation and governance, fundraising and solicitation law, social enterprise law, and tax-exempt legal issues. He also provides state and federal compliance services.
FISCAL SPONSORSHIP: Side Project provides fiscal sponsorship to projects who have not yet received their 501c3, are short-term projects, or are pilot programs so that they can create, improve, and sustain their financial viability.
TRAININGS AND WORKSHOPS: We have a variety of trainings and workshops for your Board of Directors on nonprofit legal and tax Issues. We can customize educational opportunities to meet your Board’s needs and availability.