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The Craftsmanship Initiative and our premium offering, Craftsmanship Quarterly, are Fiscally Sponsored by Independent Arts Media (IAM), San Francisco, California. We rely on Grants, Donations, and Corporate Partnerships to fund our programs.

All donations to are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law, and are processed by our fiscal sponsor, Independent Arts & Media, a 501(c)(3) organization with a mission to support people and projects that build community through media and the arts.

“Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.”

-Johannes Brahms

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Craftsmanship Sponsorship Opportunities


Receive recognition for helping to underwrite original reporting for a main feature in one of our quarterly issues.


Receive prominent recognition for 12 weeks for helping underwrite one of our quarterly issues.


(Limit 2/year)

Receive prominent year-round recognition throughout Craftsmanship Magazine and our reader communications, and a key role in upcoming events. Initiative and Quarterly, be the Premier Sponsor of a Scholarship, and an Event.

Please contact [email protected] for additional information about craftsmanship sponsorship opportunities.

Prefer to donate by check? Please make your check payable to “Independent Arts & Media,” our fiscal sponsor, with The Craftsmanship Initiative in the memo box and mail to:

The Craftsmanship Initiative
490 2nd St., #200
San Francisco, CA 94107

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