Delaware 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.

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Company Licenses

Delaware Nonprofit & Fundraising Company Licenses

Delaware Bingo Permit

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Organization Age Requirement: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Prize Limits: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:

Slot machines, roulette, craps, and baccarat games are prohibited.

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$15 per event date.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$15 per event date.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:

Permits can be used to register up to 3 months of bingo events at a time.

Delaware Charitable Gaming Permit

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$15 per event date.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$15 per event date.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Notes:

Permits can be used to register up to 3 months of charitable gaming events at a time.

Delaware Charitable Gift Annuity Registration

Not required



Delaware does not distinguish between annuities issued by charitable and for-profit entities.

Delaware Charitable Solicitation Registration

Not required



  • Delaware charitable solicitation law does not require charities soliciting donations to register with the state; however, they must provide ample disclosures during the solicitation process.
  • Some Delaware counties and municipalities may require charities that solicit in-person to register prior to fundraising.
More information: Delaware Division of Revenue (Charities info)

Registration Not Required

Not required



Delaware Commercial Co-Venturer Registration

Not required



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.

Registration Not Required

Not required



Delaware Fundraising Counsel Registration

Not required



Delaware 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



Delaware Instant and Sealed Games Permit

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$300

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$300

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Delaware Professional Fundraiser Registration

Not required



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

Registration Not Required

Not required



Delaware Raffle Permit

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Notes:

Bingo events can be held once per week.

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$15 for single drawing raffles, $15 per month for daily drawing raffles, and $15 per event date for periodic drawing raffles.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$15 for single drawing raffles, $15 per month for daily drawing raffles, and $15 per event date for periodic drawing raffles.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Delaware Texas Hold 'em Tournament Permit

Game Type: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Age Restrictions: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Prize Limits: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Initial Registration

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Form: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$15 for an individual game and $250 for a tournament.

Registration Renewal

Agency:Delaware Division of Professional Regulation - Board of Charitable Gaming
Filing method: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA
Agency fee:

$15 for an individual game and $250 for a tournament.

Due: ACCESS PREMIUM DATA

Individual Licenses

Delaware Individual Nonprofit & Fundraising Licenses

Delaware 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 Delaware.

Registration Not Required

Not required



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