Commercial Co-Venturer & Licensing

The following table summarizes licensing requirements for commercial co-venturers across the United States.

Alabama

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Alabama Attorney General - Consumer Interest Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$100

Form:

Professional Fundraiser or Commercial Co-Venturer Registration Statement

Filing Method:

Online is the easiest and fastest way. There is a legacy paper form that requires the applicant to notarize and mail. When filing by paper, state processing takes much longer (on the order of several weeks).

License Renewal

Fee:

$100

Form:

Professional Fundraiser or Commercial Co-Venturer Registration Statement (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Online is the easiest and fastest way. There is a legacy paper form that requires the applicant to notarize and mail. When filing by paper, state processing takes much longer (on the order of several weeks).

Due:

Annually by September 30.

Alaska

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Alaska

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.

Arizona

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Arizona

Arizona 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.

Arkansas

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Arkansas

Arkansas 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.

California

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Agency

California Attorney General - Registry of Charitable Trusts

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$350

Form:

Form CT-5CF: Commercial Coventurer Annual Registration (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Paper

Due:

Annually by January 15.

Colorado

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Colorado

Colorado does not currently have a traditional registration requirement for commercial co-venturers, but there are disclosure requirements when more than 50% of a campaign's proceeds come from within the state.

Connecticut

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Connecticut

Connecticut 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.

Delaware

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Delaware

Delaware 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.

District of Columbia

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in District of Columbia

District of Columbia 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.

Florida

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Florida

Florida 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.

Georgia

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Georgia

Georgia 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.

Hawaii

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Hawaii

Hawaii does not have a traditional registration requirement for commercial co-venturers, but they may need to file a written consent form at least 10 days before a fundraising event.

Idaho

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Idaho

Idaho 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.

Illinois

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Illinois Attorney General - Charitable Trust Bureau

Initial Application

License Renewal

Indiana

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Indiana

Indiana 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.

Iowa

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Iowa

Iowa 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.

Kansas

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Kansas

Kansas 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.

Kentucky

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Kentucky

Kentucky 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.

Louisiana

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Louisiana

Louisiana 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.

Maine

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Maine

Maine 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.

Maryland

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Maryland

Maryland 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.

Massachusetts

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Agency

Massachusetts Attorney General - Non-Profit Organizations/Public Charities Division

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$200

Form:

Form 10: Registration Statement to be filed by Commercial Co-Venturers (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Mail

Due:

Annually by December 31.

Michigan

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Michigan

Michigan 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.

Minnesota

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Minnesota

Minnesota 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.

Mississippi

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Agency

Mississippi Secretary of State - Charities Division

Initial Application

Fee:

$0

Form:

Notice of Charitable Sales Promotion

Filing Method:

Online

License Renewal

Missouri

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Missouri

Missouri 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.

Montana

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Montana

Montana 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.

Nebraska

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Nebraska

Nebraska 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.

Nevada

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Nevada

Nevada 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.

New Hampshire

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in New Hampshire

New Hampshire 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.

New Jersey

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in New Jersey

New Jersey 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.

New Mexico

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in New Mexico

New Mexico 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.

New York

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in New York

New York 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.

North Carolina

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in North Carolina

North Carolina 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.

North Dakota

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in North Dakota

North Dakota 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.

Ohio

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Ohio

Ohio 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.

Oklahoma

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Oklahoma

Oklahoma 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.

Oregon

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Oregon

Oregon 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.

Pennsylvania

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania 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.

Rhode Island

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Rhode Island

Rhode Island 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.

South Carolina

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Agency

South Carolina Secretary of State - Division of Public Charities

Initial Application

License Renewal

Fee:

$50

Form:

Registration Application for a Commercial Co-Venturer (Renewal)

Filing Method:

Online

Due:

Annually

South Dakota

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in South Dakota

South Dakota 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.

Tennessee

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Tennessee

Tennessee 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.

Texas

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Texas

Texas 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.

Utah

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Utah

Utah 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.

Vermont

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Vermont

Vermont 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.

Virginia

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Virginia

Virginia 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.

Washington

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Washington

Washington 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.

West Virginia

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in West Virginia

West Virginia 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.

Wisconsin

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Wisconsin

Wisconsin 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.

Wyoming

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Not Required

Commercial Co-venturer licensure is not required on the State level in Wyoming

Wyoming 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.

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