Alaska Fundraising Licensing

Resources for charities, businesses, professional fundraisers, and individuals conducting charitable solicitation activities
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Below, you'll find licensing requirements for a range of fundraising activities. At a glance, you can see requirements, fees, filing instructions, and links to forms for everything from charitable gaming and cause marketing to professional fundraisers and charitable gift annuities.

Make sure your fundraising activities meet the unique requirements of each jurisdiction where you’re soliciting. Feel free to explore, bookmark, and share!

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Company Licenses

Alaska Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Alaska Bingo, Raffle, and Pull-Tab Licenses

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Alaska Department of Revenue - Tax Division
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Prize Limits: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Law:

AK Stat. § 05.15.100 et seq.

Initial Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Revenue - Tax Division
Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$20

Registration Renewal

Agency:Alaska Department of Revenue - Tax Division
Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$20-$100 depending on gross receipts from gaming events.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Alaska Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development - Division of Insurance
Law:

AS § 21.03.021 and AS § 21.03.070

Initial Registration

Notes:

Alaska does not license or register issuers of charitable gift annuities, however, certain disclosures and notifications are required. Organizations must notify the division within 90 days after their first issuance of a charitable gift annuity. A notification should be signed by an officer or director, provide the name and address of the organization, and certify that the organization is a charitable organization. The notification should also certify that the annuity is a qualified charitable gift annuity.

Registration Renewal

Not required



Alaska does not require charitable organizations to file on-going reports with the Division of Insurance.

Alaska Charitable Organization Annual Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Law - Consumer Protection Unit
Law:

Alaska Statutes § 45.68.010 et seq. and 9 Alaska Administrative Code § 12.010

Foreign Qualification is Prerequisite: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Registered Agent (Special Agency) Required? ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Automatic Exemption

Exemption Eligible Organizations: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:

Exempt organizations may elect to submit a Notice of Exemption to notify the Department of Law.

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$40

Notes:
  • Note the list of attachments required.
  • One authorized signature required. Signatures need not be notarized.
  • Some Alaska counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Filing Method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$40

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:
  • Note the list of attachments required, including annual financial report.

Change of Fiscal Year

Not required



There is no need to notify the state of a change to an organization's fiscal year.

Alaska Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



Alaska does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for commercial co-venturers, but they may need to follow other regulations before and after fundraising events.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Alaska Fundraising Counsel Registration

Not required



Alaska does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for fundraising counsels, but they may need to follow other regulations before and after fundraising events.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Alaska Paid Solicitor Registration

Agency:Alaska Department of Law - Consumer Protection Unit
Bond Requirements: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$200

Registration Renewal

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$200

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Financial Reporting

Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency Fee:

$0

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notarize: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Individual Licenses

Alaska Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Alaska Individual Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



Solicitors who are not employed by a professional fundraising firm but operate independently may be required to register. Employees of professional fundraising firms are generally not required to register as an individual solicitor in Alaska.

Registration Not Required

Not required



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