HOW DO YOU WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD?
Partnering with Tides gives you the freedom to focus on the change you want to see. We offer an array of services to simplify and amplify your efforts.
Tides facilitates effective grantmaking programs for individual donors and institutions. We have granted more than one billion dollars to nonprofits working for positive social change across the globe. We create opportunities for learning, and build community among our donors and grantees.
Fiscal Sponsorship & Nonprofit Management
As the country’s leading fiscal sponsor, Tides has set the benchmark in providing infrastructure and nonprofit management services to hundreds of nonprofit projects nationwide. Our comprehensive service includes financial, grants, human resources, payroll, and risk management. Learn More >
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Shared Spaces & Services
Through our creation, operation, and promotion of sustainable workspace for nonprofits, Tides has taken the lead in the nonprofit real estate arena. We partner with institutions and individuals like you to create long-term solutions to the nonprofit space crisis and to strengthen nonprofit capacity through sharing services.
Our consulting and advisory services help our partners in many ways. We help you define giving strategies and how to translate your values into highly effective philanthropy. We work with you to determine the right structure to start a nonprofit project.
Tides is an expert in the facilitation of international grants. We have managed more than $120 million in global grants to over 150 countries, all with an impeccable record of compliance. We are committed to carrying out the additional due diligence necessary for global giving, and we provide projects with the ability to create global impact with U.S. based operations.
Mission Related Investing
Tides helps effectively merge investment portfolios with philanthropic goals. Through invested donor advised funds and Mission Related Investments (MRIs), clients have supported film and media projects, private equity in green businesses, loans to nonprofits, land set aside for preservation, nonprofit office space, and domestic and global micro-lending.
Tides partners with funders and projects to support 501(c)3 nonprofit efforts to shift public policy. We ensure compliance with all regulatory restrictions regarding the direct funding of lobbying. For funders able to contribute directly to 501(c)4 organizations, Tides has a partnership with The Advocacy Fund.
To meet our clients’ needs for a blend of services, Tides integrates its core capacities in donor advised philanthropy, fiscal sponsorship, and nonprofit real estate services. Tides provides a one-stop shop for sophisticated funders and projects, offering full-service grantmaking capabilities bundled with back-office administrative services.