What BIG SKY can bring …

As our sole fiscal sponsor, Big Sky will:

  • act as a fiscal intermediary between the U.S. Department of State (funding organization) and Stories Found, dispersing funds to Stories Found as needed


What STORIES FOUND can bring …

In exchange for fiscal sponsorship, Stories Found will:

  • fulfill the expectations of the Digital Storytelling grant

  • assist in the creation of a budget and project narrative at the end of the grant’s performance period

  • feature Big Sky as a partner on, all 2020 marketing materials, and in the credits of the films and trailers produced during the intensive

  • provide the 6% bookkeeping and reporting fee* to BSFI

*based on need


Opportunities beyond fiscal sponsorship


As a partner, Big Sky could:

  • reach out to investor networks to assist in funding the remainder of Stories Found’s yearly operating budget

  • review a pitch prepared by Stories Found to be considered for the 2020 Sustainability & Integrity DocShop on expanding access to documentary education resources

In exchange, Stories Found would:

  • give Big Sky access to the updated Stories Found online training for use in Big Sky’s Teen Doc Intensive and other education initiatives for a set duration

  • ONE OF THE FOLLOWING (per year)

    • assist in the instruction of the Teen Doc Intensive**

    • film and feature a behind-the-scenes case study from the Big Sky Teen Doc Intensive to be used in the Stories Found online course**

**will require assistance with travel