November 15 is an important date for renewing charitable solicitation registrations. Many states base their charitable solicitation renewal and annual financial reporting due dates on the charity’s fiscal year. Upon filing with the state charitable solicitation authorities, charities must usually … Read more
In our last post, we discussed why fundraising compliance should be a priority for every charity. Compliant organizations avoid state-imposed penalties, are able to fundraise limitlessly, and benefit from a higher rate of return on their solicitations. In this post, … Read more
Charitable solicitation compliance is a complex topic that many nonprofit leaders do not understand. But that doesn’t have to be the case! We’ve prepared a free Executive Brief to help you get your leadership team up-to-speed quickly. The Executive Brief covers the … Read more
As you begin to discuss charitable solicitation registration within your organization, you will likely face a variety of questions. These questions may range from specifics about the requirements, to how they apply to your organization, to whether your nonprofit should … Read more
In our last article, we discussed where your charity is required to register to solicit donations. Generally speaking, registration is mandatory in any state in which you are soliciting donations.
You may find that your organization has to register … Read more
If your charity fundraises, it is generally required to register for charitable solicitation. But with registration being completed on the state-level and the requirements varying by state, how do you know where you need to register?
Generally speaking, charities must … Read more
Effective July 1, 2016, charitable organizations in Mississippi must file to renew their charitable registration on or before the fifteenth day of the fifth month following the close of the charity’s fiscal year end. This coincides with the due … Read more
If you haven’t already, go back and read Part 1 for legislative and administrative changes surrounding foreign qualification and registered agent appointment.
About half of all states … Read more
Charitable solicitation compliance is not optional; it is the law. In addition to the IRS, most states regulate charitable solicitation. 45 states have laws pertaining to solicitations that occurs … Read more
Updated December 2020
State charitable solicitation requirements affect nearly every charity that fundraises in at least some way. Simply being recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization does not mean that a charity can fundraise limitlessly. Most states also … Read more